A Norway pine tree that lived for nine years and grew two inches in dia. after being entirely girdled

View of a girdled red pine (Pinus resinosa), also called a Norway pine. Girdling involves cutting a groove around the trunk in order to cut off sap flow and kill the tree. In this case, the tree continued to live and grow for nine years even after the proceedure. This image was created by the Forest, Fish and Game Commission to record the state of New York's forests.
Date Original
circa 1906
A. Knechtel
New York State Archives, New York (State). Conservation Dept. Photographic prints and negatives, [ca. 1904-1949], 14297-87_4445.
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Geographic Locations

New York