Weeping Cherry Trees
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Can I Save My Snow Fountain Cherry Tree That Has The Top Broken Off?

Zone 37013 | tvanmeter711 added on February 10, 2020 | Answered

My roof was replaced and the roofers broke the top off my snow fountain cherry tree, it was planted 2 years ago.

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BushDoctor
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Answered on February 11, 2020

Your photo did not come through, unfortunately. If the entire top was lost to the graft point, your tree will likely never recover. It will likely result in the rootstock taking back over.

If it has only broken a portion of the top and there are still weeping branches, then it is possible for it to recover.

Here is an article that will help you to care for the tree: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/weeping-cherry/snow-fountain-cherry-info.htm

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