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Definition of water sprout

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Definition as written by paulgrow:

Fast growing branches that grow straight up from horizonal branches.

Definition as written by talinum:

Water sprouts often appear from latent or adventitious buds after excessive or improper pruning. Remove immediately as they drain energy from the tree. See also epicormic.

Definition as written by claypa:

See also suckers and epicormic.

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