Q.Will Rubber Tree Roots Damage My Foundation, I Have A 20 Ft Tall Very Thick Multi Trunk Rubber Tree Planted 2 Ft From My House
I have a 20 ft tall very thick multi trunk rubber tree planted 2 ft from my house. I prune it to be about ten ft tall it grows fast. Will it damage my foundation, i live in Florida, it has been on the east side of my house for 25 years.
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The roots are considered invasive and surface roots can lift sidewalks. As the tree grows tall and wide, so do the roots. Pruning can keep it a manageable and compact size. However, two feet is too close to the house for any tree.