Birch Trees

River birch trees

Zone Hurdle Mills , North Carolina | peg1641 added on August 23, 2016 | Answered

How invasive are river birch roots and how large do the roots grow and if they run across the yard?

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Answered on August 24, 2016

River birches are beautiful trees but their roots are considered somewhat invasive, and they also can produce roots at the surface that will be visible aboveground. See this extension article for more information:

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