Those dead trees result in more sunlight hitting the forest floor. Something will fill the gap. It might as well be something interesting.
|This image gives you a perspective on the range of sizes for persimmon fruit. This is a standard, five gallon bucket.|
|The seeds were collected from the tree that produced these persimmons. These are not the biggest American Persimmons I have seen but they are respectable.|
|This is the root end of a blown-down ash. The tree dies. The roots rot. A strong wind comes along and snaps the punky roots. Yes, it really was that gray and dreary today.|
|Most of the persimmons were planted in the handle of region "F" as described in this post from earlier this year.|