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Q.why is maple tree thin at bottom of trunk?

Zone 14424 | Anonymous added on July 29, 2020 | Answered

grew tree from seedling. 2 1/2 to 3 yrs old. 11ft tall base is 1 1/2 in dia.

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Answered on July 30, 2020

This usually happens with a lack of light or if the roots run out of space. Stretching will be a maple's response. Try increasing light or putting it into a bigger container, if that is where it is, with fresh soil and compost.

This article will help you with the care of maples: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/maple/growing-maple-trees.htm

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