Root crown excavation is a process where we use a high pressure air spade to remove the soil around the root crown of a tree. This is beneficial for two main reasons:
This allows us to identify and address subsurface issues such as girdling roots.
Compaction is reduced around the root crown, allowing maximum uptake of water and nutrients. Organic matter is added around the root zone so to maintain decompaction and provide a nutrient recycling environment similar to the forest floor.