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Great quality liners

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lower branches are more aggressive vigorous

One way to tell if you have purchased high quality liners is to see if low branches are longer than the side branches toward the top of the tree. In the photo above, the lower branches are more aggressive and vigorous than the younger lateral branches on top of the liner. This is a sign that the low branches will grow well after planting. If low branches grow too well, you can always reduce their length. You can not put them back on if they were removed and you can not stimulate their growth if they are of low vigor.