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Q.My Cherry Tree Is Cut Down. The Stump Is Still There But Even With The Ground. I Have A Flower Bed Around The Tree And The Roots

Zone Lacey, Wa. 98503 | Barbarafay01 added on October 28, 2022 | Answered

which are mesh like fill the soil. How do I get rid of these roots as next spring I will plant flowers again?

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Answered on October 31, 2022

You will have to remove them, physically, if you want this done fast. Otherwise, you can inoculate the stump with a wood eating mushroom, like oyster mushrooms, or another edible. This will make faster work of the breaking down process, but can still take a year or two.


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