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by Lucas
Mon Sep 22, 2014 2:24 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: an amazing fig
Replies: 10
Views: 2064

Re: an amazing fig

When picked fresh like this- the figs are fantastically delicious. I grew up eating Fig Newtons but had no idea how tasty fresh figs are- and much better than dried figs. Joe Agreed. I love dried figs but when I found fresh ones I was amazed at how good they are. Fresh ones vs dries ones are as dif...
by Lucas
Sun Sep 21, 2014 1:18 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: an amazing fig
Replies: 10
Views: 2064

Re: an amazing fig

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/f2/Moreton_Bay_Fig_Tree.jpg http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moreton_Bay_Fig_Tree_(Santa_Barbara,_California) In July 1997 the circumference of the tree at 4.5 feet (1.4 m) above ground was 41.5 feet (12.6 m). The average crown spread was 176 feet (54 m) ...
by Lucas
Sun Sep 21, 2014 1:13 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: an amazing fig
Replies: 10
Views: 2064

Re: an amazing fig


Click on image to see its original size



Click on image to see its original size

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ficus_sycomorus

I am assuming the same tree species.

Gets my vote for a world class tree.
by Lucas
Mon Sep 15, 2014 1:07 pm
Forum: Nova Scotia
Topic: Yellow\Black Birch
Replies: 8
Views: 1836

Re: Yellow\Black Birch

RE the spruce there is a clear shadow of it on the ground on google maps.

Anyway to calculate height from that?
by Lucas
Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:35 am
Forum: Kentucky
Topic: Woodland Park and other parks in Lexington, KY
Replies: 6
Views: 1235

Re: Woodland Park and other parks in Lexington, KY


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Very cool Bur Oak!
by Lucas
Mon Sep 15, 2014 11:28 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: super sites?
Replies: 1
Views: 324

super sites?

https://www.google.com/search?hl=en&as_q=super+site&as_epq=www+ents+bbs+org&as_oq=&as_eq=&as_nlo=&as_nhi=&lr=&cr=&as_qdr=all&as_sitesearch=&as_occt=any&safe=images&tbs=&as_filetype=&as_rights=&gws_rd=ssl#hl=en&as_qdr=all&q=%22super+site%22+%22www+ents+bbs+org%22+site:www.ents-bbs.org What is the de...
by Lucas
Mon Sep 15, 2014 10:59 am
Forum: Nova Scotia
Topic: Yellow\Black Birch
Replies: 8
Views: 1836

Re: Yellow\Black Birch

Where is your propery located? I'd guess them to be 100- 150 years. Col. Co., Nova Scotia, Canada https://www.google.ca/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=acadian%20forest This is the Acadian forest region that covers ME and the Maritimes. Trees don't get super high because of th...
by Lucas
Sun Sep 14, 2014 3:26 pm
Forum: Nova Scotia
Topic: Yellow\Black Birch
Replies: 8
Views: 1836

Re: Yellow\Black Birch


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A YB that looks like it grew on a seed log which YB is known to do. I pulled a rock out of the cavity that was 3 feet above ground.
by Lucas
Sun Sep 14, 2014 3:18 pm
Forum: Nova Scotia
Topic: Yellow\Black Birch
Replies: 8
Views: 1836

Yellow\Black Birch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xH2Au03mXU0&feature=youtu.be https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-_gqkJ3S_GNs/VBX2NK6uP2I/AAAAAAAAAV4/x4eIv2vu8qg/s720/DSC05248.JPG I found this impressive 30" Yellow Birch on my land. Not very tall but likely old and impressive for this region. In the past, birch like...

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