Root Over Rock in my street

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Root Over Rock in my street

Postby Thymetraveller » February 13th, 2018, 8:27 pm

A house was knocked down a few weeks ago, and the site cleared for new-builds. This was behind the old house.
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Re: Root Over Rock in my street

Postby dansai » February 13th, 2018, 8:34 pm

Lovely

Hope they leave it!
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Re: Root Over Rock in my street

Postby boom64 » February 13th, 2018, 9:27 pm

What a feature....another vote to keep.
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Re: Root Over Rock in my street

Postby fishnfreak » February 13th, 2018, 10:21 pm

i bet it goes....

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Re: Root Over Rock in my street

Postby bonborn » February 13th, 2018, 10:58 pm

Time to take some roots cuttings I guess.
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Re: Root Over Rock in my street

Postby Hal » February 14th, 2018, 7:18 am

hmm...definitely will need an extra large pot :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Root Over Rock in my street

Postby melbrackstone » February 14th, 2018, 8:45 am

Crikey, I wouldn't want that big old euc overhanging my new home....they're dangerous trees in suburbia!
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Re: Root Over Rock in my street

Postby Keep Calm and Ramify » February 14th, 2018, 4:21 pm

Is it a Euc Mel? I was thinking a fig tree???
Could make a nice feature for the adventurous landscape gardener, can imagine it being up-lit at night - but still very messy no doubt.
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Re: Root Over Rock in my street

Postby Matthew » February 14th, 2018, 4:30 pm

I would think its a fig ? hard to tell from the distance but roots defiantly don't look like a gum tree. Im yet to find one any deeper in the ground then a metre .
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Re: Root Over Rock in my street

Postby melbrackstone » February 14th, 2018, 4:46 pm

hmmm, I guess you're right, those roots aren't very euc like....and the ratty growth on the tree could be explained by the fact it's struggling on the rock face....lol.
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