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Name: charles
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Age: 40s
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Date: 9/20/2004


Question:
I have an approx. 70 foot tall hickory tree in my yard. I live in florida where the soil is sandy. How deep is the root system?


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Possibly helpful.

Hickories have tap root systems. Perhaps about 10 to maximum 20 feet in depth.

www.na.fs.fed.us/spfo/pubs/silvics_manual/volume_2/carya/cordiformis.htm

Anthony Brach Ph.D.



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