Talking Trees with Davey Tree

Let's Talk About Roots - Trees with Non-Invasive Roots and Root Pruning

February 17, 2022 The Davey Tree Expert Company Season 2 Episode 7
Talking Trees with Davey Tree
Let's Talk About Roots - Trees with Non-Invasive Roots and Root Pruning
Show Notes

Josh Fritz from Hartney Greymont, a Davey company, in Concord, Massachusetts, shares all you need to know about roots, such as trees you should not plant near the house, trees with non-invasive root systems and root pruning. 

In this episode we cover:

  • Willows (0:46)
  • Norway maple (2:09)
  • River birch (3:39)
  • Elms (4:45)
  • Roots affecting sidewalks (5:24)
  • Arborvitae and stewartia (6:22)
  • Planting close to the house (10:30)
  • 30 under 30 (11:31)
  • Root pruning (13:08)
  • Snow and storm damage (15:17)
  • Other trees you can plant near the house (18:27)
  • Crabapples (19:41)

To find your local Davey office, check out our find a local office page to search by zip code.

To learn more about other trees with non-invasive root systems, read our blog, Fruit, Shade and Curbside Trees with Non-Invasive Root Systems.
To learn more about girdling roots, watch out YouTube videos on on How to Treat and Remove Tree Girdling Roots and Tree Planting: What are Girdling Roots?
To learn about exposed tree roots, read our blog, Are Exposed Tree Roots a Bad Thing? Get to the Root of the Problem.

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