[NAFEX] Pollarding a mulberry

nottke1 nottke1 at earthlink.net
Wed Jun 3 14:25:14 EDT 2009

In Redwood City, CA, my daughter had two pollarded large mulberry trees, 18 inches in diameter.  While it was a pain to pollard them each winter, in the summer their foliage occupied exactly the same space every year.
Jim Nottke
z7 NC

-----Original Message-----
>From: "William C. Garthright" <billg at inebraska.com>
>Sent: Jun 3, 2009 9:30 AM
>To: North American Fruit Explorers <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
>Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Pollarding a mulberry and tree decapitation
>> I think the idea of pollarding a mulberry is brilliant.
>I didn't quite understand what "pollarding" meant, so I checked the 
>Wikipedia listing on it. FYI, they mention mulberries as one example of 
>trees that do well as pollards.
>Lincoln, NE (zone 5)

Jim Nottke
Pfafftown, NC

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