locust trees - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by nandjtoscano
June 30, 2010
how can I stop locust trees from multiplying. have cut down all trees, but new shoots keep sprouting.


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Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010

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The shoots, or suckers, are coming from the roots. Digging out the roots will stop the suckering, or you can try a product called Sucker Stopper that is designed to keep tree roots from sending up suckers. Be sure to apply according to label directions. Good luck with your project!

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