I was reading a post in a permaculture forum and the post wrote that he coppices his trees at 10 feet. I imagined that that meant that he cut them at 10 feet but I wanted to be sure.
From http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/coppice, as a verb, coppice means “to trim back (trees or bushes) to form a coppice.” It can also be used as a noun.
See also how http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coppice defines it.
Pronunciation: the stress is on the first syllable — KOP – is.
Be sure to check out my post on a similar pruning technique — pollard.
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