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The little guy in the front is the result of cutting down a second tree this past late winter. Next spring I'll have to tie up all the saplings that are a result of late winter cutting, and at the same time we'll cut down the middle tree and harvest its wood, setting it up to coppice.
Eucalyptus gunnii, or cider gum, and is purported to be able to handle winter temperatures down to -14C or roughly 7F. Eucalyptus trees have extremely hard wood; they make terrific firewood. Every homestead needs a woodlot, and coppicing allows you to get more wood from the same space, from only one investment of time and money for planting the trees. I don't expect to get a large proportion of my burn needs from this coppice, because it's pretty small, but it's great practice for when we do have a property someday.
At least, that's the plan, anyway.