Root-pruning cuts should be done at a distance of at least.
Sep 29, Generally, you can safely prune roots that are times the diameter away from your tree. So, if your tree has a diameter of 3 feet, only cut tree roots feet away from the tree. Mark the area you’ll cut, and dig a hole all the way around the root. Jul 13, Dig down along the exposed tree roots with a shovel.
Expose as much of each tree root as possible along the sides and and dig down several inches. Oct 13, Next, use the grub hoe to lift out the cut roots. Pull additional ones out by hand if you can. Push the stump back and forth to loosen the roots and continue to cut and pull roots until you are able to remove the root ball from the soil. A root saw may be needed if the landscape cut tree roots are too thick for the loppers.
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Nov 28, Tree roots are cut for a number of reasons. Sometimes the roots grow up out of the ground and cause problems with foundations or walkways. Other times the roots are accidentally cut.