The Rockdale Gardener

Gardening Posts From Rockdale Cooperative Extension

Construction Damaged Trees Fight to Survive

Question from client: “I had my septic system redone and half the roots of my magnolia tree have been destroyed…will the tree die?” Answer from me: “If half the roots have been cut then half of the tree will die. Trees maintain a roughly 1:1 root-to-shoot ratio. Damage will likely…
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