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I have five mock orange which are about 4 years old. Each year they seem to grow 'suckers' on otherwise 'true' branches. The suckers have very thick stems and a different leaf shape. Should I remove these odd looking stems?

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24 Jun, 2010


Do you think it could be some kind of fasciation, Owdboggy?

24 Jun, 2010


Does sound like it, but why that would happen on a frequent basis is puzzling. It is usually caused by some 'mechanical' damage rather than genetic trouble.

25 Jun, 2010

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