05:59AM | 09/13/00
Member Since: 08/02/00
7 lifetime posts
Any suggestions for stopping ****ers coming from the the base of a Manitoba maple tree?


02:57PM | 09/24/00
Member Since: 09/23/00
9 lifetime posts
I've checked all my referance books and have not found a maple by that name. Maybe this is a 'common' name? Or maybe it's because I'm in a totally different location from you. There are a few things that make a tree send up ****ers. One, it could be the nature of the tree. Two, it might be a grafted tree and the ****ers look different than the rest of the tree (I've had three different grafted trees and all do the same thing). Three, the tree is experiencing stress. As far as I know, you can't do anything about one and two except cut the ****ers at the base. Sorry I can't be of more help.
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