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HOW A TREE GROWS
Crown, Trunk, and Roots


A seedling and an old tree All trees grow in basically the same way, whether they are seedlings or older trees! Trees grow in three different ways...
  1. The tree's crown gets taller.
  2. The tree's trunk gets wider around.
  3. The tree's roots get deeper and farther into the soil.

Crown, trunk and roots

So, how does the crown get taller?


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