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fig trees

Zone new york city, ny | piwacit5 added on July 10, 2017 | Answered

how large do fig tree roots grow.....a fig tree was planted very near a brick wall will roots damage or weaken wall?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 12, 2017

The root system is shallow and wide spreading.
Roots of the fig tree do not damage foundations or pipes, except for clay materials.

https://www.hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/morton/fig.html

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