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Yaupon Holly – Pruning a Tall One

Q: These hollies have gotten much taller than the house and look messy. I’d like to cut the trunks much lower. If I do that will the tops eventually grow back, only lower? That way I could keep them trimmed better. A: Resprouting after pruning only occurs within 6 inches to 12 inches below the […]
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