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Naturally Regenerated Ash

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  Spot the odd one out among the Oak?   Before   After   An example of the quantities of timber When the forest was planted in 2000, the existing hedgerow field boundaries were left in place with their mature trees. As the hardwood trees grow they produce a natural seed bed (forest floor) for the hedgerow mature trees to scatter their seeds on. A percentage of these seeds manage against the odds to form thriving trees. The rate of regeneration is awesome and in cases like above needs to be managed. The Ash in the pictures are starting to over take the  originally...

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