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Toomer’s Oaks shoots already growing, showing at the corner

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Less than two weeks after the Toomer’s Oaks were cut down (but not completely removed), and its predecessors either harvested or trampled, there it is: the first rhizomic shoot from the oak closest to College Street, working its way from the tree’s still very much alive roots toward the sun through a crack in the stone planter.

Until the trees are completely removed after the football season, there will be more, possibly hundreds. They, too, will be collected and sold. Watch a video of Dr. You Know Who talk about it all here.

h/t @AmyNoelle.

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