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Halacha does not allow one to cut down a Fruit Bearing tree. Does this apply to a Grape Vine too?

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    I'm pretty sure that grape vines are considered Halachically indistinguishable from trees. – Isaac Moses Apr 28 '11 at 22:39
  • @Isaac Moses - Does that mean cutting down flax is out too? – WAF Apr 29 '11 at 0:52
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    Borei Peri HaEtz on grapes IIRC. – Double AA Mar 22 '12 at 4:58
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It applies to any productive object that is destroyed for a non-productive purpose. Rambam Melachim 6:10

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