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Published December 17, 2010, 12:00 AM

Hortiscope: Rings can help you guess tree’s age

Q: This fall, I had three somewhat decrepit ash trees cut down. A friend with a chainsaw cut a cross section so I could count the rings. How far out do the countable rings go? Do I count the rings in the cambium layer and/or the bark?

By: Don Kinzler, INFORUM

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