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Q.Do Pittosporum Silver Sheen Trees Have Invasive Roots?

Zone 3182 | Anonymous added on September 1, 2021 | Answered

I have 20 5 ft pittosporums in a long hedge and the Plumber says they are the worse possible trees to plant as the roots will Get into pipes?

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Answered on September 16, 2021

They aren't the worst, but they are very bad to plant anywhere within around 2 meters of pipes and foundation. I would opt for something else in that area, since 20 of these shrubs will likely great damage to the pipes in the area.

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