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Q.Cherry Weeping Willow Not Flowering

Zone 07677 | Rmbergs added on May 24, 2020 | Answered

My 4 year weeping cherry willow has not bloomed flowers in 2 years and weak leaf blooms as well. Is there a fix or solution for this? My landscaper says no, wants to sell me another one. Please help

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Answered on May 26, 2020

You do need another one, as that one will never return to a nice form. You will, also, need to correct what is in the soil causing the issue, or this will happen again!

I would avoid this and plant something else. Weeping cherries are not related to willows in any way, so an actual dwarf willow can be ok. Other weeping trees that are not related to cherries will be mulberries, cedars, and figs, among many more.

Here is an article that will suggest a few weeping trees that may be suitable for the area, aside from a cherry:


Here are a few articles to help remove the infection from the soil:





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