How the trees look now. Photo: ©A D Winter
How the trees looked last November Photo: © A D Winter
Why pollard willows?Pollarded trees tend to live longer than unpollarded specimens because they are maintained in a partially juvenile state and they do not have the weight and thick canopy prone to wind damage on the top part of the tree. The re-growth is rapid and provides excellent habitat for birds and invertebrates and by mid summer next year, they should be awash with new growth.
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