Birch Trees
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Should I remove suckers from a birch tree?

Zone 4 Madison Wisconsin | Anonymous added on November 2, 2016 | Answered

It had three trunks, removed one this past spring because nothing was growing on it. Now there is some growth at the bottom.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on November 3, 2016

Yes, you should remove the suckers from the tree. They will take energy away from the tree.
Clip them as low as possible with a good clean garden shear.

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