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Offline woodmills1

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black birch
« on: October 23, 2001, 06:26:20 PM »
most of the black or sweet birch in my forest shows huge scars that look like branches have fallen off.  any ideas what is causing this?
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Re: black birch
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2001, 04:54:38 PM »
Pretty typical for black birch.  I believe it's just something that the bark does as the tree grows.  You start to get those fissures.

It doesn't hurt the tree, and there is no defect in the lumber.

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