Pecan Trees

Can One Fill in Around 5-6 Year Old Pecan Trees added on April 16, 2015 | Answered

We're raising the yard elevation around these trees by about 18 inches. Would a well around the trees be necessary? Trees are approx. 15-18 feet tall.

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Answered on April 17, 2015

I do think it would be very beneficial to contact a certified Arborist with this question. Bringing the soil up that distance on a tree trunk could be very detrimental and invite disease and insects. A well around the tree could cause water to stand around the base of the tree.

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