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Q.Reblooming weigela

Zone Wisconsin,upper peninsula | Anonymous added on May 18, 2020 | Answered

I need to know if it’s safe to plant around my septic system and water lines. How does its root system work?

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Answered on May 20, 2020

It is safe to plant shallow rooted plants such as perennials, but large shrubs (such as Weigela) should be planted at least 10 feet away from a septic tank.

If you can find out the location of the water lines and equipment underground, that would be helpful. Here is more info:


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