[nafex] I need some thoughts
Lon J. Rombough
lonrom at hevanet.com
Tue May 22 21:50:02 EDT 2001
Cornus mas is as hard as tropical hardwood. I know someone who makes flutes
of it. But the trees are neither big or fast growing.
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>From: Ginda Fisher <ginda at concentric.net>
>To: nafex at yahoogroups.com
>Subject: Re: [nafex] I need some thoughts
>Date: Tue, May 22, 2001, 6:29 PM
>I just planted some cornus mas. I have no idea whether the wood is
>pretty, but Fedco's catalog says it's tough and hard, and I was struck
>by how very straight my saplings are.
>fuwafuwausagi at usa.net wrote:
>> I am seeking a bit of advice.
>> I am trying to figure out what tree I should plant form seed in order
>> to get a small "pole". Pears immediately sprang to mind, and
>> perform exceptionally well, but I am open to other options. I want a
>> very hard durable wood, and a beautiful wood to boot. It is imperative
>> that it naturally grows in a verticle fashion to minimize training.
>> Basically I am trying to grow wood that is straight, about 8 feet in
>> length and 2 to 2 1/2 inches in diameter. I want a very hard durable
>> wood, and a beautiful wood to boot. It is imperative that it naturally
>> grows in a verticle fashion to minimize training.
>> Thanking you in advance for any consideration you give this matter,
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