Monday, 25 January 2010

Pollarding in Primrose Hill

Pollarded London Plane Tree (Platanus x hispanica) in Primrose Hill

Primrose Hill, North London, January 2010

Pollarding is method of pruning back trees to a certain height to restrict their growth, in London it is usually to prevent damage to electrical wires and obstruction of street lights. 

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