Avocado Tree weird behavior

ajpnJune 1, 2014

My avocado was nearly killed by a severe freeze this year. It was probably 12 feet at the time. We covered it, but it wasn't enough. I ended up topping it in order to get it in the garage. It somehow survived all of these traumas. It is now about 4 or 5 feet and is finally beginning to make a comeback. Strangely enough it us developing branches from beneath the soil line. I'm wondering if I should just cut them off.

Any suggestions would be gelpful. Thank you.

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woohooman

From my understanding, since avocados are usually grafted like other fruit trees, any branches forming below the graft should be cut.

Kevin

    Bookmark   June 1, 2014 at 3:38PM
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ajpn

This tree was grown from a seed. It's not grafted. It's about 10 years old.

    Bookmark   June 5, 2014 at 4:52PM
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fireduck(10a)

regardless...cut them off next to the trunk.

    Bookmark   June 5, 2014 at 11:57PM
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