Weeping Cherry Trees
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Flowers on the weeping cherry tree

Zone Greenwich, CT | pharbilas added on April 19, 2017 | Answered

I planted my tree about 3 years ago. It seems the blooms this year are kind of bland. I know we had a drought over the last couple of months - could that have anything to do with that? Also, should the tree be fed during the summer, or during the fall?

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Alisma
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Answered on April 20, 2017

I do think the drought might have contributed to this. This page has a good overview of other reasons a cherry might not bloom well:
https://ask.extension.org/questions/180211

The spring is the best time to fertilize weeping cherry:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/weeping-cherry/weeping-cherry-growing-tips.htm

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