Deep Roots of Landscape Trees

  • Deep Roots of Landscape Trees

     Laura Wagner updated 7 years, 9 months ago 1 Member · 1 Post
  • Laura Wagner

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    February 14, 2013 at 9:57 pm

    It is estimated that over half of all urban trees are planted to deep, dramatically shortening the life of the tree. A combination of nursery practices and improper planting (even by professionals) contribute to this epidemic.

    This is a good resource which shows planting depth problems for homeowners, municipalities, landscapers, and nursery professionals.  It has great photos, handouts, and easy-to-understand language.

     

    Create in partnership by Morton Arboretum, US Forest Service, ISA, ANLA, and ACTrees.

    http://www.mortonarb.org/deeptreeroots/index.html

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