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This species needs careful siting because it usually comes into leaf early in the spring and the young growth can be damaged by late frosts. Trees can therefore be rather slow to establish. A position sheltered from early morning sun is preferred and frost hollows should be avoided[11, K]. Trees grow very well in Britain, and unlike most other members of this genus they succeed in southern and south-eastern England though they are slow growing there. They are at their best in the Perthshire valleys of Scotland and the far west of Britain where growth is much faster. Growth in girth can be quite fast, 2 metres in 40 years has been recorded. The species has been cultivated for timber in Italy. Trees should be planted into their permanent positions when they are quite small, between 30 and 90cm in height. Larger trees will check badly and hardly put on any growth for several years. This also badly affects root development and wind resistance.Plants are strongly outbreeding, self-fertilized seed usually grows poorly. They hybridize freely with other members of this genus.
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