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REMOVING TREE ROOTS

MY NEIGHBOR'S JACARANDA TREE HAS GROWN INTO OUR YARD AND TOWARDS THE FOUNDATION AND BACKYARD PATIO. WE HAVE CUT ALL ROOTS FROM THE TREE, HOWEVER, WE HAVE AN ABUNDANCE OF ROOTS GROWING EVERY WHERE. WHAT DO WE DO TO KILL THESE ROOTS QUICKLY? AND, SINCE THEY HAVE BEEN CUT FROM THE TREE WILL THEY STILL GROW AFTER BEING COVERED WITH SOIL AND ROCK? THANK YOU FOR YOUR RESPONSE. BETTY
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These roots should not sprout once they have been cut from the mother tree. Now, the only real way to get rid of them is to dig and chop them. You can cover them with soil and mulch, too. They should not come back, but if this tree has already sent roots under your fence, it will continue to do so if it's still alive.

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