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Trees of Gold
« on: November 02, 2003, 04:37:01 pm »
It's fall in the North and the Eastern Larch is in its glory. I was not able to get the photos that I wanted because the sun never came out this weekend up at the cabin. We got these under cloudy rainy conditions and they were still pretty good. You should see them when the Sun is on them. Pure gold. :)

The first few photos are of Eastern Larch the last photos are of some plantation European Larch that grows about 8 miles from the cabin. Lichen Heaven

Eastern Larch









European Larch






Under the Larch

Here are a couple of photos ground level of where the Larch grows around the cabin.





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Re: Trees of Gold
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2003, 04:46:37 pm »
Wow!   Neat!  How long will the leaves stay on the trees?
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Re: Trees of Gold
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2003, 05:11:06 pm »
They are falling right now like rain, with the rain. I imagine by next weekend they will look like a bunch of dead evergreens. :D
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Re: Trees of Gold
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2003, 08:54:19 pm »
I get three or four calls every year from people that want their "dead christmas tree" cut down.
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Re: Trees of Gold
« Reply #4 on: November 03, 2003, 04:30:30 am »
I'm going to remove a dead spruce today beside a cottage, I haven't seen it yet, maybe it's a larch.  ;D

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Re: Trees of Gold
« Reply #5 on: November 03, 2003, 02:29:45 pm »
European Larch Seedling. Tubling seedling. European larch is being planted on Mead/Westvaco lands due to its rapid growth.

It can be harvested at 15 years of age producing 15 cords/acre. A good return on investment.

However, since its an exotic species, it is still pending registration for use in reforesting other landownerships. 10/03




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Re: Trees of Gold
« Reply #6 on: November 03, 2003, 04:47:19 pm »
My guy was a dead spruce, got some nice 20" dia. saw logs.
The neighbor said the branches started falling off on one side and the only thing  green was the top last Spring.
It was dry as a bone and spalted near the top.
It doesn't take long for a standing dead spruce tree to go bad.

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Re: Trees of Gold
« Reply #7 on: January 26, 2004, 04:58:25 pm »
Man thats some beautiful scenery you got there. I wish it were that nce in florida. palm trees are nice to look at but if you've ever cut one you will understand my point, they are basically nothing more than trunks of fiber. the fibers when cut will wrap around the crankshaft of the saw between the sprocket and the oil pump. I hate when I have to clean that crap out, its a real woodsmans nightmare in my book.
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Re: Trees of Gold
« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2016, 09:46:43 am »
I thought I would resurrecte this topic with a photo I took this last Friday. I suspect the needles are all down now.

  

 
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Re: Trees of Gold
« Reply #9 on: November 09, 2016, 10:56:41 pm »
we call them tamaracks in this neck of the woods.

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Re: Trees of Gold
« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2016, 07:16:07 am »
One of my favorite species not only for the fall color but for the spring color and the softness of the needles.

Pretty pictures, Jeff. I missed the Tamarack show this year.
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Re: Trees of Gold
« Reply #11 on: November 23, 2016, 10:29:02 am »
Jeff, I was just north of you this last weekend doing some hunting around Fredrick. Here is a picture:


and of course all the needles had dropped.
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Re: Trees of Gold
« Reply #12 on: November 23, 2016, 11:23:00 am »
Actually, you were south of me because I was in De Tour Village for a week. I'm home now though! :)
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