184. Tenant's general property in trees not being timber.

The general property in trees which are not timber and in underwood belongs to the tenant1, and he may cut them down, provided that they are not planted for ornament or for the protection of the house or for shade to animals at pasture2, and that the cutting does not change the nature of the property demised. Thus, the tenant may not cut down apple trees in a garden or orchard, or cut down a quick-set hedge3, or plough up strawberry beds in full bearing4. Where the tenant properly cuts down trees or underwood, he is entitled to the