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berm around trees

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by loom-gen, Jan 3, 2008.

  1. loom-gen

    loom-gen LawnSite Member
    Messages: 150

    Has anyone ever killed a redbud by building a berm 8" high around it?
  2. greg1

    greg1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 139


    A tree well on the outside of the ball of newly planted trees and shrubs is beneficial. However if the well is on top of the root ball it is detrimental.
  3. BrandonV

    BrandonV LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,581

    key word is outside.. don't put dirt ontop of the trees

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