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Q.Getting rose of Sharon roots out

Zone Western Pennsylvania | schmersalc added on June 19, 2015 | Answered

I am removing five rose of sharon bushes. Some of the roots are deep and very big. How do I get rid of these?

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Answered on June 21, 2015

Once the main tap root has been removed, the other roots will naturally decompose back into the soil. Adding a high nitrogen fertilizer, chemical or organic, will help speed the decomposition of those roots.

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