Yet mature trees
are vital for our health and well-being, they are hugely aesthetically pleasing, they absorb pollution, and a mature tree
provides enough oxygen for 18 people - every day.
Whereas a mature tree
that has a 100 to 120mm diameter, clear trunk of 1.8 to 2 metres and an overall height of four to five metres can cost seven to 10 times more."
Obviously, a mature tree
'sequesters' from the environment more carbon dioxide than a seedling does; on this score, not even as many as 100 seedlings can collectively replace one, single fallen mature tree
If it is about 95 years old and is probably the final remaining mature tree
in the city centre, then I believe it is worth retaining.
I applaud the Glenora Conservation Association and the City of Edmonton in their ongoing attempts to protect and save Edmonton's mature tree
Because this is a mature tree
, getting water to the roots is critical for uptake, and that means applying sufficient water to wet the top 24-36 inches of soil and allowing it to dry in between irrigations.
If the back side of the tree does not miraculously have a nice strip of living bark attached, then that "mature tree
" is surely dead.
South American tree plantations that can produce a mature tree
in 15 years will have an impact on the domestic supply and Canadians "are remarkably ignorant of global trends."
Each mature tree
can remove roughly 11 kilograms (kg) of carbon dioxide a year.
One study estimates the value of mature trees
by comparing the mean sales price of homes that had mature tree
cover on their lots to the mean sales price of homes that did not have mature tree
cover on their lots.
But that will be at the expense of last year's felling of a mature tree
next to Symphony Hall in an area where the construction of high density new buildings at Paradise and Arena Central is ferocious.
But Birmingham Trees For Life argued that it was still the final remaining mature tree
in the core city centre and worth saving.