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Re: Restraint- Ceres?


State tree of TN...many of the early cabins were made from this tree as
there were few branches and the straight trunks made good supports.  There
are some stumps still in the Smoky Mountains that a family can all sit on
for a picnic.
Bonnie ETN Zone 7

> [Original Message]
> From: james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Date: 6/1/2005 5:56:45 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Restraint- Ceres?
>
> It's also a tree that is "farmed" for it's wood. Practically all 
> upholstered furniture has a Liriodendron frame. Here's a picture of one 
> that was growing near my condo in Washington, DC.
>
> http://tinyurl.com/75462
>
> On May 31, 2005, at 10:54 PM, Aplfgcnys@aol.com wrote:
>
> > The liriodendron "tulip tree" is a beautiful tree.  The trunks are
> > the straightest in the forest - they grow tall and very straight, and
> > high-branched.  I don't know how fast they grow, but know they
> > become the tallest, most striking trees in the forest around here.
> > The flowers are   pretty, but not easily seen, because they are
> > usually so high up in the trees.  I have needle-pointed a pillow
> > of them.  This is just about my favorite forest tree, but it is
> > not a specimen for a small garden.
> > Auralie
> >
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> Island Jim
> Southwest Florida
> 27.0 N, 82.4 W
> Hardiness Zone 10
> Heat Zone 10
> Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
> Maximum 100 F [38 C]
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