Neighbor cut my dogwood tree back to almost the trunk. All buds gone. Will it grow back?
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It's hard to say for certain, but if the tree was pruned back by more than a third of its growth, this could certainly have an adverse effect on both the tree and its blooming. For additional information on pruning these trees, this article will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/dogwood/trimming-dogwood-trees.htm