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 A To Z Entry For Bonsai Buttress root (Tree Parts)

Buttress root

 Buttress root - (Tree Parts)

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bonsai_buttress_roots1.JPG image BUTTRESS ROOT -

Large surface and  shallow ROOTS spreading out widely from the tree to provide stability in areas where the soil nutrient levels are poor and concentrated in the upper soil levels.

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