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Q.Root System Of Apricot Trees

Zone 7130 | Anonymous added on November 6, 2021 | Answered

How invasive is the root system. Does it have a tap root Can I plant small perennials around the tree base?

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Answered on November 9, 2021

The apricot tree has a low potential for root damage. Most fruit trees do not have taproots. It's actually best not to plant under a tree because it disturbs the tree's feeder roots, which are close to the top. Mulch is the best thing to put under the tree, out to the canopy line.

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