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Sunday - June 24, 2012

From: Austin, TX
Region: Southwest
Topic: Pruning, Trees
Title: Controlling oak suckers in Austin
Answered by: Barbara Medford

QUESTION:

We have 2 live oak trees that are sprouting shoots all around the surrounding area. We would like to plant some grass and would like to remedy this first. We have mowed the shoots and still they just keep coming. How do we stop the shoots?

ANSWER:

This is a very frequently asked question in the Austin area, so here is a previous Mr. Smarty Plants on that very subject.

 

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