Ash Trees
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Tree root growth

Zone Calgary, Alberta Canada | stanjo added on May 5, 2018 | Answered

I have recently cut down a 10 year old Mountain Ash, leaving the trunk in the ground. Will the roots of this tree continue to grow and possibly put out suckers in my lawn?

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MichiganDot
Answered on May 5, 2018

Yes, it is likely that you'll see suckers for a year, maybe two. Mowing should be enough to control them although they are easy to break off at the root which would be better.

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