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Schumart tree developed 'furry' branches, cut it back severely. Lawn now covered in a forest of suckers. As soon as i pull them out more appear. Help



Is it a sumach and not schumart? If its sumach (stag horn) then it is meant to be furry (mine is) and they do grow suckers. My sumach was from a neighbours tree. The branches become like a canopy too..It is a lovely tree...Hope it is sumach

2 Jul, 2010


If it is Rhus typhina (sumach) then cutting it back hard is the worst thing you can do, for it increases greatly the amount of suckers you get.

2 Jul, 2010

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