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Q.Bismark Palm, Can Roots Damage Home Foundation?

Zone 33332-2425 | neilberke added on May 24, 2022 | Answered

Tree is approx.30 ft.tall, about 6ft. from the front of our home, can the roots cause damage to our foundation as the tree grows?

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Answered on May 24, 2022

I think that it is right at the appropriate distance that will avoid damage, but you may run into a problem with the spread distance. From the trunk, the tree will reach out about 8 feet at maturity. With this being said, it is not the worst of problems.


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