judyanngee
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Joined: Sat Jul 15, 2006 8:42 pm
Location: Manchester

Leylandi Roots

Hi everyone, I am new here and would like to ask you a question :lol:

I need to dig deep near to an established leylandi hedge (12 feet+). My question is - if I cut off several roots will the trees survive?

I have read another post where it was suggested that the trees may get honey fungus!!! :(

Newt
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Joined: Wed May 26, 2004 2:44 am
Location: Maryland zone 7

Hi Judy,

There are no guarantees when cutting the roots of a tree. Make sure your tools are very clean by washing with Lysol or bleach in a solution of 9 parts water to one part Lysol or bleach.

Newt

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