Redbud Trees
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Redbud tree in Nebraska

Zone Lincoln Nebraska zone 5 | Anonymous added on June 18, 2017 | Answered

We thought our redbud tree died so we cut it all back had all these new shoots the next year so kept them all cut off but one and now the tree is getting tall lots of leaves on top but not a strong trunk what should we do to get the base strong

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on June 19, 2017

This is common for the Redbud Tree and can be difficult to control or correct.

You may want to consider allowing it to grow as a multi stemmed tree.
Here are some links with more information.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/redbud/caring-for-redbud-trees.htm

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