I planted a 3 year old thundechild apple tree about 4 years ago it was attacked by the apple borer and it broke in half at the base. There are about 5, 2 foot healthy looking sucker branches growing from the base. Should I leave them or should I only keep the healthest one? What are the chances that these suckers have the apple borer in them. Or should I cut my loses and dig up the base and forget about it? thanks

These tree are grafted so the suckers are probably growing from the root stock.  They are not going to grow into the tree you had but will be whatever the rootstock is.  Dig it up and replace it.

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