How big are roots on apple trees?

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Deep RootsWithin three years, under ideal soil and moisture conditions, a full sized standard rootstock can grow vertical_roots up to 20 feet deep (6 meters).

How deep are fruit tree roots? If all these conditions are met, roots can grow to great depths. Under ideal soil and moisture conditions, roots have been observed to grow to more than 20 feet (6 meters)deep.

What type of roots do trees have? Tree roots serve a variety of functions for the tree. Roots absorb and transfer moisture and minerals as well as provide support for the above ground portion. There are two basic types of roots, woody and nonwoody. Nonwoody roots are found mostlyin the upper few inches of soil.

How big do apple trees get? 30 feet tall

What kind of soil do apple trees like? Apples trees can grow in a wide range of soils from medium textured clays to gravelly sands. However, poor soils will produce poor results and the best crops are found on fertile sandy soils and loams. Soils should be welldrained.