Bark Removal of a Willow Tree
Date: Summer 2009
If the outer bark is removed from a weeping willow tree, what
are it's changes of surviving??
The cambium layer of bark is necessary for the tree's survival:
Anthony Brach, PhD
Missouri Botanical Garden
c/o Harvard University Herbaria
If the cambium and conducting tissues are not completely severed the
tree might survive. Weeping willows are pretty tough trees.
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