Birch Trees
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silver birch tree

Zone hampshire | mitchell39 added on February 2, 2018 | Answered

How far should I plant a silver birch from my house to ensure that there will be no damage to my property from the roots as the tree matures ?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on February 2, 2018

I would say about 20 feet, although with the birch can probably get a little closer with no issue. Tree roots can cause extensive damage, and its good to have caution when planting near anything of value that could get destroyed.

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