Tbh, I feel l like it’s a good an a bad idea. With this, performance will suffer greatly; think about 200 players and the pumpkin/corn areas. They lag, but with more trees = less performance. I feel like it’s a good idea, but something about it seems like it’ll hurt the game more than it should, 200 players will obviously do stuff like surround their base with trees. If it’s a small tree that’s worth half of a full tree or less, that’ll be better. Logically, trees can’t grow that fast, so even for a full day irl and so on, it’ll destroy now of Rust.
I feel it is more so un-needed, you can always find new formed trees; there’s never a wipe where there’s almost 0 trees. Every tree you break basically spawns a new one, not in the same spot; but still new somewhere else. Just got to find where the “somewhere” is.