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Q.Evergreen Tree Roots

Zone T1B 3L7 | Anonymous added on September 24, 2021 | Answered

Hello i have an evergreen tree that was planted about 5 feet from my driveway. The tree is aprox 10-12 feet tall and there is a root with the top of it exposed about 2.5 inches across going under my driveway, Can i use my saw and cut the root so it doesn’t crack my driveway as it get bigger? Thank you

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Answered on October 10, 2021

It is not advisable to sever tree roots. It could jeopardize the tree's stability. Can the sidewalk be moved? Here is more about cutting roots:

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