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Q.Holley Bush was mowed over at base?

Zone 14624 | Lucien (Lucy) added on July 23, 2018 | Answered

My son mowed over one of my holly bushes, leaving about three 6″ roots. I trimmed them close to the ground but only one root is bearing leaves?

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Answered on July 25, 2018

They are tolerant of being cut back severely. In fact, a mature holly can generally be cut to the ground and will regrow vigorously from its roots.
Give the Holly time to recover!


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