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Last summer during the drought, one of the first trees to react was the dogwoods. Their leaves shriveled up and turned ashy brown, and the dead leaves never fell in the autumn, just stayed on the dead branches through the winter and into the spring. We figured there was a 50/50 chance the trees would survive. Apparently one of the commonest question to the local forestry expert got last year was "Is my tree dead?" The answer was "Wait til next spring to see."

Here's what we learned this spring:

Dogwood regeneration


:)

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Date: 2012-03-27 03:32 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] shinsetsu
How lovely. :)

Perhaps the Christian symbolism involving the dogwood tree and its flower with death and rebirth is playing out in this tree.

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Date: 2012-03-28 11:52 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] travels_in_time
\o/!

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