lurine at softcom.net
Sat Dec 22 00:08:42 EST 2007
Gray pine (aka digger pine) aren't long lived, fast growing and decompose
real fast. Ponderosa pine shed like crazy and leave a carpet of needles but
they don't break down all that fast. Redwoods are relatively fast growing
and, believe it or not, will grow most anywhere with a little help and,
again, shed like crazy. What they shed breaks down pretty fast and also
leaches into the soil more quickly than other evergreens.
Pin oak and sawtooth oak are real fast growing, however, for the acid you
----- Original Message -----
From: "EarthNSky" <erthnsky at bellsouth.net>
> As an aside, if you live in a region where the soils are really
> alkaline, the easiest, long term way to amend the soil is to plant
> evergreen trees, especially pines and maybe certain oaks, dependent on
> your zone.
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