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Do tree roots continue to grow after the tree has been cut down?

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2011-04-25 00:34:03
2011-04-25 00:34:03
Tree rootsYes. Plants don't have brains, so death occurs differently for them. We cut a tree down and the plant will continue until the available food is used up, one of the reasons we can have cut flower arraingements.

Some trees actually possess the ability to germinate new saplings once the main trunk is cut or dies.

Not all trees regrow. Most conifers roots will die if cut down. Only trees with growth buds left on the stump will regrow.

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