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By Davej

United Kingdom Gb

we have a bay tree about 4ft tall the severe winter has killed some of the top leaves but there are about 10-15 new shoots about 6ins in length coming from around the base of the it best to prune the tree right back or take cuttings and hope for the best



If you cut it back it will continue to grow from the roots - if there's anything alive higher up, just cut back to that, it'll still grow from the roots anyway now its started.

3 Jun, 2011


thanks for your advise i will try that.when is the best time to cut it back

4 Jun, 2011


Remove all dead growth now - no point in keeping it on the plant, it's not serving any useful purpose.

4 Jun, 2011


ok thanks

4 Jun, 2011

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