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Silver Dollar Gum Cineras

I bought an 18 ft Silver Dollar tree two years ago. Grew well first year. Last winter it died off, or at least I thought. Now 20 very healthy branches are sprouting from the bottom. Should I trim them back to get just a few healthy ones to grow and provide shade? Can I cut some of them off and start new trees by placing the cuttings in either water or good soil?

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#1 Comment By Nikki On 10/17/2014 @ 1:09 pm

You can do either, although selecting a few of the suckers (those sprouts at the bottom) and encouraging them will get you faster results in terms of a full size tree again. This article will help you with starting cuttings if you decide to go that route:

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