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What is a cultivated tree exactly?


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A tree that is cultivated, that is, planted and grown by people, such as street trees, landscape plantings, fruit trees, etc.

Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.


Dear Shannon,

A cultivated tree is one that is planted and tended by humans. Usually the trees are ones that provide food (usually as fruit or nuts), beauty or some type of wood product that benefits people.

Jim Tokuhisa, Ph.D.



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