Fixing leaning peach tree

Q: I planted this peach tree in my daughters yard five years ago. It’s growing slow but made some peaches. Is there anything you can suggest to straighten it or replant it? The bigger it gets the sillier it looks.

A: You are deep into a quandary! At this age, the tree has roots that spread too far to attempt to replant it or straighten it.

Consider planting a couple of evergreen shrubs, like Indian hawthorne to hide the extreme lean at the bottom.

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