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Q.Vitex Suckers

Zone Plano 75074 | Anonymous added on January 29, 2023 | Answered

I have two mature Vitex bushes in my landscape and the number of suckers they produce is crazy. They require constant pruning. I don’t notice this problem on Vitex specimens around town. What can I change to get these bushes to settle down?

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Answered on January 30, 2023

Over pruning the top of the tree can stimulate sucker growth. Keep the trees watered and pruned properly to help avoid sucker growth. Here is more:


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