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Root growth in structural soil after three years

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roots in structural soil after 3 years

Roots grew well in structural soil under a sidewalk (walk has been removed-blue arrow) in the first three years after planting. Roots grew down and out from the tree. It is not known if all trees will grow like this one. (Photo credit: Dr. Jason Grabosky, Rutgers University)