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Re: Restraint- Ceres?

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] Restraint- Ceres?
  • From: james singer islandjim1@verizon.net
  • Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2005 05:55:43 -0400
  • In-reply-to: <1e4.3cab1088.2fce7d6c@aol.com>
  • References: <1e4.3cab1088.2fce7d6c@aol.com>

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.


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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