Tree Suckers?

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The suckers at the base of a tree are just branches. They are an attempt from the tree to grow more branches when it is under some kind of stress.
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Suckers affect many varieties of shrubs and tree including pomegranate, peach, apple and dogwood. They are vigorous stems that grow upwards from the root system of the parent plant
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Suckers are the shoots that grow from the rootstock below the graft. They should be removed by pulling them off when they are young. Not to be confused with epicormic shoots which
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A tree sucker is an odd branch has started growing from the base or the roots of your tree. A tree sucker will sap the energy away from the healthier branches.
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