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Liquid Amber surface roots

Liquid Amber surface roots
Posted by: Alyssa (IP Logged)
Date: July 07, 2011 04:48


I have a client who has a Liquidambar styraciflua on their front lawn, with exposed roots on the surface.
The tree is well established, and they don't want it removed, but do want a new garden in front.
The tree roots cover half of the yard.
I am wondering if it is possible to place soil on top of the roots with some shallow-rooted plants.
Will this be too much moisture for the tree?
Is there a good companion plant that grows well under a Liquidambar styraciflua?
The location is in Berkeley, California.
Thank you.

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|  Liquid Amber surface roots Alyssa 07/07/2011 04:48
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