Apple Trees
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Apple tree

Zone Washington | shruti_ram added on June 2, 2017 | Answered

I got an apple tree Feb 2016. In winter the leaves fell off. Now in June, I see new leaves at the bottom of the plant. Images attached. Does this look normal.

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DLarum
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Answered on June 3, 2017

Those leaves are just suckers and should be trimmed off. Fruit trees frequently get suckers. This article should help:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/tree-sucker-removal-and-tree-sucker-control.htm

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