Watersprouts are vigorous, vertical shoots that emerge from dormant buds located on the trunk or main branches of a tree. Unlike regular branches that grow in a more horizontal or outward pattern, watersprouts grow straight up from the point of origin. They are often considered undesirable because they can divert energy and nutrients away from the main branches, potentially weakening the tree. Watersprouts are commonly seen in fruit trees and ornamental species, and they often appear after the tree has been pruned or damaged. Removal of watersprouts is usually recommended to maintain the health and structure of the tree..

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