Viburnum Suckering

Do I have to cut the suckers? I have 3 vb that have been in place for 5 years. This year they are suckering like crazy! I can't keep up with the pruning. Do I really have to cut the suckers?
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What sort of Viburnum?
My Viburnum opulus sterile, Viburnum tinus and some other sort of viburnum of which I have no idea what sort, all sucker like crazy. I didn't plant many of these, but it was because of their suckering ability and thus the way they'd hedge and fill a space that resulted in them being planted in the first place.
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I don't actually recall the variety. I've tried looking them up but just am not sure. I was able to move suckers a couple of years ago that has resulted in a new bush (albeit quite small still yet). And, I wouldn't have an issue with it turning into a hedge. I have a similar one by itself somewhere else in the yard. It's suckering like crazy this year too--I've got suckers coming up in the grass! I worry that a barefoot kid is gonna get hurt....
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I don't actually recall the variety. I've tried looking them up but just am not sure. I was able to move suckers a couple of years ago that has resulted in a new bush (albeit quite small still yet). And, I wouldn't have an issue with it turning into a hedge. I have a similar one by itself somewhere else in the yard. It's suckering like crazy this year too--I've got suckers coming up in the grass! I worry that a barefoot kid is gonna get hurt.... __________________________________ It's probably far more likely that the suckers will get hurt by the kids than the reverse as the suckers fromt ehm don't tedn to be hard stake liek growths.
Might I suggest that you make sure that any kids always wear footcoverings in the garden. It's a good habit to cultivate in kids because there are all sorts of things in gardens that can hurt footses - bees just being one thing. I have a male friend who has just spent 2 years recovering from osteomylitus (not sure of the spelling) because he stepped on something in bare feet
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Well, I cut some of the suckers tonight... was in that bed cutting back grape vines. Still hoping someone can tell me whether I really have to cut the suckers. My best guess is that it's a viburnum lentago or viburnum arrowwood (or something very similar).
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