Border Trees


1. What is a boundary line tree?

2. Who owns a boundary line tree?

3. Who owns a tree planted on top of the boundary line?

4. What happens if the co-owners of a boundary line tree can’t agree on what to do with the tree?

5. What about bushes, shrubs, and hedges planted on top of a property line?

6. What about a border tree planted near a property line that grew so its trunk crossed the line? Who owns it?

7. So if I know who owns the tree, that answers the question about who gets to decide who has the right to cut it down or trim it, right? Uh . . . right?

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