Ask Douglas Justice: what stress from rootstock suckers?

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    wcutler Paragon of Plants Forums Moderator VCBF Cherry Scout 10 Years

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    Question from Joseph Lin: When a cherry tree has suckers from its rootstock, what kinds of stress there can be?

    Reply from Douglas Justice: The most common stresses are drought, shallow soil, and damage to the above ground portions of the tree.

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