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Q.How much of above ground root can i trim off of my ginkgo tree?

Zone 62557 | Anonymous added on August 1, 2020 | Answered

Our 30 year old ginkgo tree has some roots protruding above ground. Can we cut these off so our lawn mower won’t?

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Answered on August 2, 2020

It is not recommended. Cutting or shaving tree roots can affect the stability of the tree plus leave it open to insect and disease invasion.

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