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Re: willows

> From: kmrsy@comcast.net
> I wonder.......as flexible as willow is, it is sometimes used for
> natural benches, etc.....I wonder if it's possible to build a
> bench?

I'd imagine so, but it would, I think, be a long term project before
you could actually sit on it.  Willows grow fast slender stems, but
it takes quite a few years for the older stems to get thick - at
least the one I used to grow - the black pussy willow whose bot. name
is something I cannot spell without going to look it up:-)

Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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