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Root pruning trees tree roots

Root pruning landscape or nursery trees can take many forms. Techniques vary depending on objectives and tree age. Nurseries routinely root pruned certain species to create dense root systems. Landscape managers root prune to reset sidewalks and curbs, and to reduce conflicts with other structures. Contractors root prune to prepare for building and utility installation. Arborists root prune, under certain circumstances, to improve tree life span.

See root pruning guidelines for landscape trees