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Diving root defect one year later

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most roots grew at bottom of diving root ball causing instabilityHere is the same tree one year later. Note that few if any roots grew from the upper portion of the root system. Most growth occurred at the bottom of the root system. This causes the tree to be unstable and very loose in the root ball.