Pruned Trees - Knowledgebase Question

San Jose, CA
Avatar for nalameda
Question by nalameda
July 10, 1999
My gardener pruned the lower branches from my poplar trees and they grew back. How can I prevent them from growing back again?


Image
Answer from NGA
July 10, 1999
Unfortunately, a poplar will continue to grow branches along its trunk no matter how often you prune them off. That's just the natural branching habit of the species, and it will respond to pruning by producing new branches. Sorry there's no more permanent solution and you'll just have to keep pruning them off.

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

( No account? Join now! )

Today's site banner is by Zoia and is called "Symphony in Pink"

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.