Discarding Air Layered Branch

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    NishantGourav

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    Hello Friends,

    This year in June, I had air-layered a branch of Pyracantha in my garden. It has been successful with lots of roots. So far so good.

    However I had a change of mind and now I want to give the whole bush a tree shape. The branch that I air-layered is quite central to the shape I am contemplating and so I now need to retain that branch.

    So my question is: Will there be any problem if I were to just cut-off the new roots and leave the original branch as it was. Will that kill the branch?

    Thanks.
     
    NishantGourav, Sep 11, 2018
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    alp

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    No, Just trim the root balls off and see if you can sell those your have airlayered. Very good as a barrier fence to burglars and trespassers! Wish I live near you. I paid £5 for a tiny one!
     
    alp, Sep 11, 2018
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