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Q.Help – I sprayed my weeping cherry tree with cutter backwoods – is it a lost cause?

Zone 08759 | Pamelabelo added on July 12, 2019 | Answered

I picked up the wrong can, and sprayed the young tree’s branches with Cutter Backwoods. In the morning, I did douse the tree with water (less than 12 hours later), but all of the leaves are brown and wilted. Ugh! Help!

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Answered on July 13, 2019

You will have to treat this as if it were sprayed with a pesticide. This article will help you begin to correct the problem, although it is common for a tree to die when this happens: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/environmental/herbicide-plant-damage.htm

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