Red Maple Trees

Are Red Maple Roots Near a House a Problem?

woodruffnd added on April 20, 2015 | Answered

Our red maple tree is about 3-4 feet from our patio and 12 feet from our house. Do we need to worry about the roots invading our pipes and house foundation?

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Answered on April 21, 2015

You may be right in concerns about a Red Maple planted near a home or foundation.
Do you know the variety you planted? Some can grow as high as 70 feet with a spread of 30 to 50 feet.

I am listed a great link with some general information.

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