Cherry Trees
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Help with my yearling cherry tree

Zone CT9 2SQ | Pagey79 added on July 18, 2019 | Answered

Help I planted a cherry tree a few months ago but the top of the trunk looks top heavy and its bowing awkwardly, there's been lots of growth in a short amount of time and the new leaves look a lot lighter than the older leaves, should I chop the old leaves? Sorry I'm an absolute novice.

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GKH_Susan
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Answered on July 19, 2019

Young cherry trees need to be shaped and trained into the proper form for light penetration. Here's how:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/cherry/cherry-tree-pruning.htm

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