Plant Roots

The original trees outside Hysan Place. Behind them is the Apple store being built last year. Photo: SCMP

Big trees may be root of problems at Hysan Place

Tree specialists warned yesterday the seven chukrasia tabularis, or Burmese almond wood, earmarked for Kai Chiu Road may be too large and unsightly for the congested street, and might grow sprawling roots that could push up the pavement.