Have pruned this old plant down to woody section (12 inches from ground). Are roots deep? Will it grow back if any roots left in ground? Want to leave ground empty to rest for a year before putting in anything. Thanks.
Removing a Weigela
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The root ball, on average, should be 10 to 12 inches in diameter for every 1 inch of trunk diameter. This article should provide additional information for removing this shrub: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/garden-how-to/projects/removing-existing-plants.htm