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How deep and secure is the root system on a palm tree?


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The roots are narrow within a "root ball" and generally not secure. Possibly helpful:

http://www.treehelp.com/trees/palm/planting-a-palm.asp

http://www.palmtreesltd.com/faqs.html

http://www.helpfulgardener.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=676

Anthony Brach Ph.D.



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