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Girdling Roots

These rogue roots are most common among trees that have been planted too shallow. However, other conditions such as compacted soil or physical barriers can also encourage their development.

As they cross over the trunk and large, supporting roots they dig into the outer tissue, disrupting the circulation of water and nutrients.

It's best to identify and remove these as soon as possible before they can grow large enough to cause long term health issues.

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