Q.Little Leave Linden Transplanted But Upper Part Died. Growth Is Coming From The Lower Trunk Moving Upwards. Will Thsi Be A New Tr
ee? Whole tree remains, about 8\’ft tall. Growth is coming from lower trunk, not a stump
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It sounds like the upper graft portion, which is usually a different Linden species, has died. It sounds like the bottom portion, or the rootstock, is still alive. This WILL be a new tree or trees, but it may not be the tree that you purchased.
In the future, these trees will prefer a Spring or Fall planting. The heat of Summer will almost always cause the transplant to fail.
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