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Re: Drought tolerant windbreak

Subject: Re: Drought tolerant windbreak
From: Andersonarb
Date: Aug 23 2006 17:23:50
 
In a message dated 23/08/2006 17:00:21 GMT Standard Time,  
tahir@xxxxxxxxxx.net writes:

This is  a place that reckons it's one of the leading sivicultural 
nurseries in the  UK, I queried the Birch with him a few times but he was 
adamant. Thanks  for the book titles.



The Birch I've seen dying in the current drought (it's peeing it down here  
at the moment BTW) have all been in lawns, compacted to high heaven.  As a  
pioneer species you'd expect Brich to put up with quite poor conditions? 
You'll  
regularly see em growing out of chimneys and the like suggesting they will 
put 
 up with some extremes, in fact there's one growing out of my boundary wall 
at  the moment.....
 
Bill.


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