Living alongside trees

Understanding how tree roots behave helps gardeners plant the right way. With Greg Moore, OAM Senior research associate of Burnley College and University of Melbourne.

Living alongside trees

Tree root systems are often misunderstood.Many people think that large trees musthave large tap roots that penetrate deepinto the soil, but for many large trees, theirroot systems are shallow and spreading.This root architecture results from theway in which tree root systems develop.

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