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Our mountain ash has suckers

Our mountain ash has suckers or shoots at the base and we would like to know how to stop these. The tree is 6 feet tall and we brought it with us from our old place in a big pot. How do we prune these off and stop them from coming back? Thanks.


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#1 Comment By theficuswrangler On 10/05/2014 @ 3:31 pm

The suckers may be a result of the stress of being transplanted. Cut them off, keep them cut off, give the tree the best care possible, and in a short time it should stop sending the suckers out. Here’s some more information you might find helpful. [1]
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