What type of plants have shallow roots?
What can I grow in 10 inches of soil?
Ten inches is sufficient for carrots, pole beans, cucumbers and spinach.
What bushes have shallow roots?
If you’re insistent on growing trees and shrubs around your septic system, shallow-rooted kinds are best. Options include: dogwoods, Japanese maples, Eastern redbuds, cherry trees, hydrangeas, azaleas, boxwoods, holly, and dwarf tree varieties.