It’s a shame to see them go, but removing them seems necessary for the continued well-being of the temple (and not to mention the safety of visitors!). Four trees from the famed Ta Prohm temple will be removed because their continued existence within the temple structure destabilises it.
Ta Prohm Tree. Source: The Phnom Penh Post 20140902
Temple trees to go: authority
Phnom Penh Post, 02 September 2014
Apparently, there was a rumour that the trees at Ta Prohm, aka the Tomb Raider Temple were going to be removed…
Tomb Raider temple trees are here to stay
The Phnom Penh Post, 27 August 2010