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Q.Pruning New Shoots on Crepe Myrtle

Anonymous added on September 20, 2011 | Answered

New crepe myrtle plant – do I prune new shoots emerging next to the main trunk if I want the plant to become a tree?

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Answered on September 21, 2011

Yes, these are called suckers and should be pruned off.

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