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Chudleigh
Oct 18, 2016 1:12 PM CST
My neighbour has reduced a 50 foot high maple tree to a stump - she assures me it will regenerate. Can anyone tell me what will really happen?
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greene
Oct 18, 2016 1:21 PM CST
Have a look at this:
://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pollarding

Some people hack off the top of trees (for whatever reason); the maple tree may never again look like a proper maple tree...or the tree may just decide to die... but if the tree belongs to the neighbor...oh, well. Sighing!
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DaisyI
Oct 18, 2016 3:51 PM CST
Didn't we have this conversation a couple weeks ago?

The thread "My neighbour's maple tree" in Ask a Question forum
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