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Arboriculture
(Part 23)




(23) SOFTWOOD TREES OF BRITAIN

Softwood Trees.

The soft-wood trees are remarkable for the rapidity of their growth, the lightness and whiteness of the wood, and often for their early decay. Among those worthy of cultivation in Britain for timber, are the poplar, willow, alder, lime, and horse chestnut; the two first being those that are generally recommended with a view to profit.






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