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Typically, deciduous North American and European trees grow roots 50% beyond their canopy, so a 5 meter tree with a 5 meter wide canopy will require a root run of 7.5 meters, regardless of whether it has deeper roots (like an oak) or not. Conifers are a littler more compact, but any tall conifers will still require much, much more room than a 2 meter wide &...


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Tree roots grow where they want regardless of what a book says, although there may be preferences. Southern pines, oaks and sweet gum grow roots randomly based on trees cleared from my lot: the dirt man pushed over many with a bulldozer so the roots were visible. I have dug hundreds of smaller trees to transplant and never noticed a particular growth habit. ...


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If you want the olive trees to thrive and survive, it certainly seems a choice must be made between moving the olives elsewhere, or removing the conifer. Without a close up photo of the needle arrangement on the conifer, it's difficult to say precisely what it is. It's therefore hard to know how big it is going to get, but from its growth habit, it does not ...


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I think it is a mango Here is a picture of a mango leaf from the University of Wisconsin La Crosse. Tough Leaves Mango leaves are equipped with a thick outer cuticle to prevent water and nutrient loss. Also, mango leaves are found alternating on the plant stem to maximize the light energy received from the sun. This is due to the fact that mangos grow ...


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Obviously, electric currents generate heat and that is the primary cause of damage in a lightening strike. If we consider can electrical currents damage a plant by means other than their heating effect, the answer is "yes". Whilst not possessing a nervous system, plant cells can generate action potentials (by creating a difference in ion ...


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A photo of the mushrooms would have been helpful to determine what type they are, but mushrooms and toadstools are only the fruiting bodies of fungal mycelium present in the soil. They commonly appear in association with wood fragments or woody stumps present in the ground. Most mycelium are essential to plant growth and are not a sign of disease, and is ...


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