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What’s Up (or down) with the Root Flare?
Planting depth is critical to the long term health of a tree. Why? Root flare. The root flare must be exposed to the surface air. Both field growers and container growers face challenges at getting it right. And it's awfully frustrating to see so many landscape trees buried too deep or buried up to their necks in mulch.This article explains why that's so wrong and how to get it right.