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Landscapers planted tree with root ball six inch above ground.

16 years ago

I am having a landscaping company install 3 ball and burlap 2.5" caliper trees. One tree (Burr Oak) already in the ground. However, they have the top of the root ball 6-8 eight inches above ground!!!! I thought the top of the root ball should be right at ground level. Will this kill or severly hamper the tree.

How should I go about this? I do not want to insult them as landscapers Have them pull it up and dig more and replant?. Would this damage the rootball?

Right now 12-16 inches down it hits clay. They must have given up because it was hard to dig up clay. Can clay be dugged up?

Man. I am pissed.

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