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How high before a tree branch does not cause a problem for a Succah?

I have a lovely tree in the back yard, it must be 70-100 years old, maybe 15-20 feet around at the base. First branch is 32 feet up. I know since I used a 35 foot ladder to hang a swing from it, and ...
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Cutting Vines in Halacha

Halacha does not allow one to cut down a Fruit Bearing tree. Does this apply to a Grape Vine too?
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Is Birkat Ha'Ilanot (blessing on seeing fruit trees' first blossoming in the spring) said on shrubs?

If a plant is botanically a perennial and identical to a fruit tree, but it grows within a few inches of the ground, many authorities say its fruit warrants a borei pri ha'adama, as if it were a ...
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Correct Brocho on Hearts of Palm

What's the correct Brocho to say on Hearts of Palm?
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Tree is it Eitz or Illan

What is the Diffrence between Eitz and Illan?