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Q.I Have A Red Bartlett That Came To Me Almost Dead. The Top Is Producing Nothing But The Bottom Part Of The Tree Has Suckers Any Wa

Zone 98607 | Anonymous added on July 19, 2023 | Answered

y to save whole thing My tree is still in a pot full sun, lots of water love and care. I really want it to survive. I take care of many plants but never done fruit trees.

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Answered on July 20, 2023

If all the tree has is suckers then I'm afraid it is too late. Fruit trees are grafted onto a different rootstalk and the suckers are coming from the rootstalk, rather than the desirable variety on top. Suckers should be removed as soon as they appear.


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