Avocado Trees

A wild branch grew out of my avocado tree

Zone Arleta, California 91331 | Anonymous added on December 22, 2019 | Answered

A wild thick branch grew out of my avocado tree. What should I do about this?

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Answered on December 22, 2019

Avocado trees are usually grafted onto a rootstock and sometimes a wayward branch will grow from the rootstock. You should be able to see where the graft is and if the branch is coming out below the graft.
If so, just cut it off at the base.

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