Location: SW KY--out in the sticks in zone 6.
posted 5 years ago
I wish I could take good photos. There's a sycamore near my house that has almost no heartwood left. It's not a round trunk, just a5' wide arc of living bark atop the exposed roots extending 15-20 feet into the air and supporting some limbs still. All the wood from the center of the 'trunk' has long since rotted away. Amazing to me that it still is alive.