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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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: