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Eucalyptus re-grown from stump - which to cut down which to keep?

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I had a large eucalyptus cut down in the front yard a few years back as it was dropping huge amounts of leaves but it has grown back from the stump even though it was ground down.


I want to keep one or two of the new limbs. Which ones should I keep which should go? There is a group of three on the left I'm thinking of keeping as they are reasonably straight?

Or do they all need to go? Start again and only let one grow from the get go with the appropriate pruning?

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That would be my advice too cut them all down if you feel something needs to be done now however I think it actually looks alright as a multi-stemmed tree and so going forward an option might be to just cut it back periodically as and when it is felt it has outgrown its position and let it regrow. I’m not that familiar with this species but if you want to single it or have less stems probably try doing it when about head height. 

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28 minutes ago, Stere said:

Think treee looks good as it is but id cut /coppice all stems rather than single out certain ones

Hi Stere, what height do you recommend? 

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