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I think every bit of green bark I've peeled was pretty easy to remove. But that does mean the wood is very wet. 1st thing to do is stabilize the ends of the stick, because it will probably begin cracking apart, "checking" so called, pretty soon. Classically, thats done with a heavy coat of wax, but I've had good results by just smearing some white glue over the end.

I did peel a really green mulberry stick once. It was so wet that water droplets began oozing from the sides. Even had a small amount of cracking along the length as the stick dried.

Early on, I made a big mistake. Noticing that green bark was easier to remove, I took a few dried sticks and placed them on a soaker hose. Got all sides good and wet. Laid them on my bench in the sun to dry a little, and when I returned, found them split lengthwise.
 
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