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Q.I have a desert willow that has 4″ to 5″ roots just below surface, that has raised my brick driveway. Can I cut them off and bl

Zone Clovis, New Mexico | djpetty2 added on July 20, 2019 | Answered

ock them from growing that direction?

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Answered on July 22, 2019

The answer is probably. If the tree is well balanced and has roots all around the base then one or two being trimmed shouldn't matter. Just make sure the tree is watered if there is a shortage of rain or it may wilt a little in part due to the reduced root volume.

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