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Schefflera pueckleri roots

Schefflera pueckleri roots
Posted by redherring89 from CA/z24 on 2010-01-04 05:40:00

My landlady is thinking of cutting down a large (20'), healthy Schleffera pueckleri outside my apartment window for fear that the roots will damage the foundation of the building and nearby sidewalk. There is no evidence of that so far, and S. pueckleri are not particularly destructive trees (that I have read).

Can anyone tell me if this tree is likely to do the damage feared? Or wil its roots remain harmlessly under the surface? In short, I need an argument to dissuade her from destroying this tree.

Thanks.
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