Red Tip Photinias
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Red Photinia

Anonymous added on March 31, 2011 | Answered

My red photinia died years ago from fungus. For aboutĀ five years, it has been a waist-high wasteland of dead limbs, very hardy limbs. Today, I cut the bushes down to about 4-5 inches above the ground. Now I'm wondering how to get rid of the base and roots of these plants. I should also add that I am responsible for everything, and I am 5'7 inches and weigh 125 lbs. So the easier and more possible, the better. I'm just thinking about leaving them there and planting wild flowers in the garden. What should I do?

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Nikki
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Answered on April 1, 2011

You do not need to remove the roots as long as you are planning on not placing another shrub there. I think the idea of flowers there would be good.

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