|Age:||Planted in about 2007|
|Age of this tree:||13 years|
|Soil:||Extremely alkaline clay -- trees grown in area 1 foot above grade after soil washed. Rye grass and bermuda used as cover crops.|
|Climate at this location:||Intensely hot (115*+ 3 months of year). Severe wind frequent. Dry.|
|Pruning:||Prune top to maintain size, prune interior to decrease windage|
|Tree form:||Bush (wider at top than bottom)|
|Height:||Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m|
|Growth:||This tree grows easily here|
|Herbicides:||Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)|
|Local pests:||unknown. So far, only rabbits. Had to bridge graft trees first year after rabbits girdled them|
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