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By Dandy

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hi from dandy i did ask this question before my solanum crispum has a trunk about 6inches dia it is about 2foot from my concrete shed the base of the shed is on lower ground level again aprox 2foot are the roots a danger to my shed.It was planted about 5 yrs ago,

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20 Aug, 2010


No, I don't think so. Dependant upon the thickness of the concrete base, of course, but roots of such a plant will choose the easiest routes. It's not as though it's a tree, with massive potential, it's a climber, and not likely to develop a large enough root system. Sounds as though it's doing well though, that big across the stem.
Phil J

20 Aug, 2010


thank you Phil the foundation is 18 in x 18 in

24 Aug, 2010

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