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Q.After Coppice Pruning A Willow Tree Bush The Branches Grew Straight Up About 8 Feet High From The Foot Long Stumps

Zone 02532 | WDuane1827 added on August 25, 2023 | Answered

Is it normal for them to grow that high I live in Mass and I figured the snow might damage the weak branches Should I cut everything back in the spring again to the stumps or cut them back half way to have the bush fill out and the branches to becme stronger

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Answered on August 28, 2023

This should be done in winter, during dormancy, to prevent any infection. I would select a single leader, as well. This can help the tree from overfilling and becoming an issue for itself. Here are a couple of articles that will help:



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