guava tree suckers - Knowledgebase Question

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Question by malatiu
July 18, 2010
I live in Houston, TX and last year freeze almost killed my fruit bearing Guava tree. Now I see many suckers are coming near the main tree.The main tree is dead. How should I prune the these suckers.


Answer from NGA
July 18, 2010
If the top of your guava plant is dead but there are suckers coming from the crown of the roots, cut away the dead top and all but the largest, most vigorous sucker. It will grow into a new guava tree for you.

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