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Steve Hinkson sphinkson at worldnet.att.net
Tue Jul 20 05:05:46 EST 1999

And trees, such as Salix (willows), or Washintonia (palms) that root from the
trunk won't be hurt, either.

Charles wrote:

> 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.
> Charles

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