Laws on Removal of Fruit Tree

You may not remove a fruit tree that is still producing fruit, even
  • For lumber,
  • If the tree is diseased,
  • If a replacement tree would yield more fruit. 
Exception A fruit tree may be uprooted or cut down if it is not producing at least 46 oz. (2 lbs., 14 oz.--about 1.3 kg) of fruit each year.
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