Ginkgo - Fantastic Tree with Interesting Issues Newsletter
GINKGO - Fantastic Tree With Interesting Issues
What was different about our tree? First, it was managed under my total organic program from day one. Secondly, the big growth increase happened soon after the root flare was exposed. The rate actually increased even more after I more dramatically exposed the flare a second time. Since ginkgo is a prehistoric tree, it must need healthy soil from the organic program even more than other trees - and the flare exposure just shows how incredibly powerful that is to the general health of trees.
Oh - one more thing. Yellow-bellied sapsuckers had done some damage to the tree prior to the flare exposure. The beautiful pest bird hasn’t drilled a single hole since the flare work was done. See more details on that subject on the subject at DallasMorningNews.com. Or in the column archives on dirtdoctor.com.
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