Well Worth the Wait Keep in mind that your grafted trees.
Sep 15, The rootstock of grafted trees is selected because it propagates easily, so these trees may often send up tree shoots at the base of the tree.
This means the scion will be easier to harvest.
You can remove these suckers and use them to. In this article, we're going to focus on what tree suckers and watersprouts are and why they should be removed from grafted fruit trees and nut trees. Ideally, any growth from below the graft union or growth coming from the roots/below the ground on a fruit or nut tree should be removed as soon as it appears.
This same thing applies to fast-growing vertical shoots coming from the trunk/branches that may appear later on in your tree's.