Papaya Trees
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Papaya tree roots

Zone 96720 | Anonymous added on March 5, 2018 | Answered

Hi -- Do the roots of papaya trees cause problems when the tree is planted within a few feet of a concrete patio? Thanks.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on March 6, 2018

Papaya Trees have shallow roots, you should still keep any tree at least 10 feet back from foundations or concrete surfaces.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/papaya/growing-papaya-fruit.htm

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