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China doll tree

Zone 94702 | Debora Moore added on January 28, 2017 | Answered

Can the China Doll tree hurt your pipes and foundation?

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Answered on January 29, 2017

I don't think this tree poses a particular danger to pipes and foundations, but almost any tree can damage structures if it is planted too close. Typically, one-third to one-half of the tree's height at maturity is the minimum distance a tree should be planted to a house, and 5 feet from a sidewalk is the minimum distance.

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