Meyer Lemon Trees
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Meyer lemon tree planted last October in Tucson

Zone Tucson AZ | JudithAnn42 added on August 9, 2016 | Answered

Should you cut off the shoots growing out of the trunk?

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Alisma
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Answered on August 10, 2016

Removing these shoots is recommended, especially if your tree is grafted and the shoots are below the graft. Here is more information:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/lemons/suckers-on-lemon-trees.htm
https://aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/citrus/lemons.htm

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