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Extended Planting Seasons for Sycamore and CottonwoodAuthor(s): C. B. Briscoe
Publication Series: Forest Economic Report
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DescriptionCuttings of sycamore and cottonwood can be planted successfully in wet soil from October until bud break in the spring. Sycamore seedlings can be planted all year if available soil moisture exceeds evapotranspiration. Dormant seedlings survived summer planting better than did freshly lifted seedlings.
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CitationBriscoe, C. B. 1973. Extended Planting Seasons for Sycamore and Cottonwood. FSRP-SFES-SO-160. New Orleans, LA: USDA, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 3 p.
KeywordsPlatanus occidentalis, Populus deltoides, planting time
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