Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Crab Root Suckers

            As we prune up the landscaping in anticipation of the coming colder weather we get rather up close and personal with the greenery we have growing around the premises.

            One thing we notice as we’re cleaning up around the flowering trees is all the stick growth coming up all around the Crabs. Every year we cut this stuff out; and every year it keeps comes back. This unfortunately is the nature of Crab trees; it’s called “sucker growth”.

            Your only option is to cut these suckers down as deep, and as close to the horizontal root it’s growing from as possible.

            If you can come up with a way to stop this sucker growth completely you will be a very rich person. 

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