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Old 12-30-2012, 12:17 PM   #387
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Originally Posted by walkingbear View Post
I read that you only need 2 inches for movement and growth ..on the base of that tree (mesquite tree).

There was concerns about keeping the root system and keeping a water supply to it. We have been trimming the tree upward and out.

Topping the tree to keep it's shady canopy , thinning out the shoots off the top branches so it would get top heavy in the wind.
i guess it get windier here than there then,although 2 inches per side gives 4 inches back and forth.I guess a biggish tree like that wouldnt move much
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