Burl Tree

Trail Thoughts and Musings

Although coastal redwoods can propagate with seeds, root budding is the most common method. Redwoods also can develop a growth know as burl. New growth can originate from this burl given the right conditions. This tree has developed so much burl wood that the original trunk can hardly be found.

Werner Hager at cyberguide@cyberhikes.com
Last updated May 23, 1997.
Copyright 1996 by Werner W. Hager and Micromoms. All rights reserved.