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Re: [nafex] Moving An Apple Tree

>Does anyone know how to calculate the weight of a root ball and tree?

Figure dirt at 100 lb per cubic foot and wood at 60 lb per cu ft.
The volume of a sphere is (1.33 x pie x radius cubed) so a half 
sphere (bowl shape) root ball would be half of the formula or (0.67 x 
3.14 x radius x radius x radius) with the radius in feet. and that 
times 100 pounds would be a good guess of the weight!

Hank Parker
Maple syrup, apples
NH zone 3-4

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