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Oct 7, 2016 12:36 PM CST
|My neighbour has just reduced a fifty foot high maple to a 4 foot trunk. My view has been completely ruined but she is confident it will grow again... Is she being over-optimistic?
Oct 7, 2016 12:40 PM CST
It will grow again but will forever look like a Maple tree having a bad hair day. Its time to explore some fast growing alternatives.
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Oct 7, 2016 12:54 PM CST
|What a horrible butcher job!|
Oct 7, 2016 2:45 PM CST
|Maybe she is trying to "coppice" or "pollard" the tree.
(Hacking it brutally to encourage many suckers to grow back.)
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