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Name: Jonathan
Status: other
Grade: other
Location: GA
Country: N/A
Date: 4/11/2005


Question:
We have three very large Tulip tress in our yard in an Atlanta, GA suburb. The trunk diameters range from 4' down to 3'. There is a larger dead one around 5.5' Our neighbor's kids love the large trunk size and shear height of these wonderful trees. We esitmate the tallest at around 60'. I was wondering if there was a table or estimation guide to their age in relation the the trunk diameter and or height.


Replies:
Here's a page with a formula for estimation of age based on diameter (in inches).

http://www.esatoday.com/arestimate.html

Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip Poplar 2.5 X d.b.h. (diameter at breast height, or ca. 4.5 feet above ground) (in inches)

Anthony Brach Ph.D.



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