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Charles charles at hishouse.net
Wed Jul 21 02:46:17 EST 1999

On Tue, 20 Jul 1999 17:45:26 -0400, "Rich Bumbaugh"
<rich at innernet.net> wrote:

>   Can anyone help answer a question for me.
>We have done some drainage work and have filled in a gulley area where trees
>are growing, When back filling the area, we raised the dirt up around the
>trunk of the trees anywhere for 3 to 5 feet. Will this damage the tree?

We did something like that to some orange trees where I work.

Set them back a year or so, but they have all recovered.

I believe citrus are more tolerant of abuse than most trees, however.


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