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Id this tree please?
« on: August 28, 2020, 01:14:01 PM »
This leaf is from a young tree growing in my yard. I’m going to have to cut it because it’s growing in a bad spot. I think it’s a white mulberry. Any ideas?

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Re: Id this tree please?
« Reply #1 on: August 28, 2020, 01:16:20 PM »
I'm guessing his friends call him Fred.  :dunno:

I'm not sure about the white part, but yes a mulberry.
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Re: Id this tree please?
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2020, 01:33:55 PM »
You can call him Fred, but I’ll be calling him dead. It’s growing right up against the fence. It’s too bad. If there was room I’d let it grow.
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Re: Id this tree please?
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2020, 01:43:52 PM »
Guess I'll call him "short timer"
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Re: Id this tree please?
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2020, 01:52:33 PM »
Looks like Mongolian Tulip too me.

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« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2020, 02:07:14 PM »
If it flowers before I take it down , I’ll send you a bouquet. 🙂
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« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2020, 02:27:57 PM »
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« Reply #7 on: August 28, 2020, 03:35:21 PM »
Too bad it only has a short main trunk. It forked about 20 inches above the ground or I would leave it another  year or so before cutting it down for bow wood. Isn’t mulberry good for selfbows?
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« Reply #8 on: August 28, 2020, 03:36:26 PM »
Maybe I can make a thumpin stick for Roy...
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Re: Id this tree please?
« Reply #9 on: August 28, 2020, 03:44:20 PM »
You can dig it up a replant it ;)
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Re: Id this tree please?
« Reply #10 on: August 28, 2020, 03:49:20 PM »
It is a mulberry and mulberry is an excellent selfbow wood. My best guess is white or common mulberry, Morus alba.
If you wait until it goes dormant this winter you can dig it and transplant it to a more appropriate spot.
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« Reply #11 on: August 28, 2020, 03:49:47 PM »
Real hard to do where I live. Our house sits on land that was a gravel pit. There’s nothing but rocks, boulders and clay under us. Most fence installers refuse to work here. Once a tree is three or more years old it’s roots are near impossible to get at.
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« Reply #12 on: August 28, 2020, 03:53:13 PM »
I have to cleanup the area that it’s growing in so I’ll try and get it out whole. It will be a trick though. It’s partly under the fence.
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Re: Id this tree please?
« Reply #13 on: August 28, 2020, 05:26:34 PM »
Pictures?

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Re: Id this tree please?
« Reply #14 on: August 28, 2020, 08:36:44 PM »
You really want to see the weedy mess behind my shed? 🙂🤔
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