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.

Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010
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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