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Does it Harm a Birch Tree to Peel the Paper?

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Peeling the paper bark from a birch tree can harm it, leaving a scar. The best option is to remove bark from a tree that has been cut down, if possible. Otherwise, leave the inner brown bark intact, as Ingberg, Canada suggests.

Keywords: birch bark, birch trees, tree bark

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Marie Notnats enjoys learning about new topics and teaching people new skills. She has been writing professionally since 2008. She is a professional horticulturist with a Bachelor of Science degree in horticulture from Brigham Young University. She writes for About.com, Examiner.com, eHow, and assorted gardening blogs.