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To: carriage_hill

Bradford Pear trees have been banned in some southern coastal areas, where they’ve become known as “Bradford tumbleweeds.” They’re very soft and have an annoying habit of snapping off at ground level during hurticanes, then rolling down the street, breaking out windows and damaging cars.


30 posted on 04/22/2013 3:45:22 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: RegulatorCountry

I thought fruit trees were hardwood?


32 posted on 04/22/2013 3:52:09 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (The amount of ammo you need is determined after the gunfight.)
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To: RegulatorCountry

Bradfords are the worst damned trees ever foisted upon the public by the nursery industry. Fast growing, weak wood, susceptible to breakage between 10-15yrs, just as they’re looking good.


34 posted on 04/22/2013 4:19:18 PM PDT by carriage_hill (No one can go back and make a new start, but anyone can start from now, and make a new ending.)
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