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Help with Mexican Palo Verde

Posted by kidsmoke z5 WV (My Page) on
Sun, Apr 21, 13 at 17:15

Hi all, need some help in figuring out what to do with this Mexican Palo Verde. The trunk is 17" in diameter and it's sitting 5 1/2" from the foundation of the house. I was going to trim the branches back to get it off the roof, however it appears that previous owners have done this in the past and I'd like to find a permanent solution.

We are thinking just cut it down. Transplant costs would be prohibitive at this time. We love the tree and wish that it had been planted in a better spot.

Any suggestions or other ideas?

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RE: Help with Mexican Palo Verde

It's too close to the house. I would remove it.

RE: Help with Mexican Palo Verde

  • Posted by bolt z8 Phx (My Page) on
    Tue, Apr 23, 13 at 17:03

Yes, it's too big to transplant, it needs to be cut down. I love these trees, maybe you can find a small one to plant in a more appropriate spot?


RE: Help with Mexican Palo Verde

Thanks for the replies! We have a wide open backyard to work with and we'll most likely end up with a palo verde planted.

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