Removing low shoots on young Gleditsia

Discussion in 'Woody Plants' started by grnpinkie, Jun 10, 2007.

  1. grnpinkie

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    Burnaby, Canada
    I have a 2 year old Gleditsia and it has sprouted little leaves at about 6" intervals along the trunk underneath the main canopy. I have heard that you should leave them when the tree is young in order to increase the girth. Is there any truth to this or should you remove them?

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