mimosa - Knowledgebase Question

lauderhill, Fl
Question by edell1w
January 21, 2010
9 years ago i planted a mimos bush/though it was trimmed back like a tree. i constantly cut the new sprouts. is there anything i can do to perminently stop the growth?

Answer from NGA
January 21, 2010


Mimosa trees are notorious for developing suckers and there's not much you can do to keep them from suckering. The best approach is to clip off the root suckers with pruning shears down to ground level to control them. If you don't your mimosa can become a dense thicket rather than a single tree.

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