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When the towering canopy of white pine blew down, what was left were the seedlings and saplings of deciduous hardwood trees.
Instead of wheat and rice, the owners grow sweet potatoes and sakura tree saplings.
Jessi Miller recreates a tree’s evolution from seed and sapling to ruthless, root-expanding giant.
They are now grown as saplings at greenhouses in Iceland, because importing live trees is prohibited.
Take down encroaching branches, cut bushes at their base, or trim errant saplings.
On Tuesday morning, that meant taking a break from classes to plant a new sapling in the school’s interior patio at the site where a giant tree was ripped out of the ground by the hurricane.
Even large specimen trees are lost as the developer follows the common practice of identifying specimen trees to remove and replace with two saplings.
At first, the local community were paid to plant trees, but most of the saplings died, as nobody had a monetary stake in their survival.
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