Mango Trees

How Far I Should Grow a Mango Tree From My Compound Wall

ayesha added on January 30, 2013 | Answered

I want to grow a mango tree in my garden but I am afraid its root will damage the foundation of my house.

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Answered on January 30, 2013

Most trees should be planted at least 5 feet or more from any structures. For more information on growing mangos, this article will help:

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Answered on January 30, 2013

I always suggest that all plants be located 1/2 mature diameter from any structure, walk or drive. Example, it your mango will get 20' wide, it should be planted a minimum of 10' from your wall. There are many varieties and sizes, the distance will depend on your selection.

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