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Another favourite tree...golden birch


Another favourite tree...golden birch

the paper birch and the golden birch can be tapped for their sap in the early spring, much like the maple. It's colour..from the bark to the autumn leaves..is a lovely metallic gold! This specimen has emerged from the huge felled log of it's parent plant. the exposed root has golden bark ..just like the trunk!



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amy
Amy
 

I didn't know there was a golden birch I have silver birch in my garden , can you use the sap in the same way as Maple ?

12 Nov, 2012

 

Yes, birch sap has been made into syrup about as long as the maple sap. The native peoples used both tree's sap for medicinal purposes.. perhaps I can find a seedling for you Amy.

12 Nov, 2012

amy
Amy
 

Wow that would be amazing Lori , I will keep my fingers crossed :o))

12 Nov, 2012

 

I have to start a new data base for my promises...If I've forgotten any, Amy...please don't be reluctant to remind me.

13 Nov, 2012



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