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Q.Ants in the Roots of a Birch Tree

Anonymous added on October 1, 2011 | Answered

We have a birch tree, quite large and probably 15 or more years old. It has a large colony of red ants on and around the roots. Will this harm the tree? What is the best way to kill the ants?

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Answered on October 2, 2011

Whether they will harm the tree, I am not certain though it's not likely. Here is an article for getting rid of ants that you may find helpful: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/insects/get-rid-of-ants.htm

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