Weeping Cherry Trees
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How do I get my weeping cherry tree branches to bend down

Zone 4/5 | kiki5341 added on September 5, 2012 | Answered

My tree has a new branch that is reaching up rather than weeping.

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Heather
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Answered on September 16, 2012

This should be removed. Your tree is a grafted weeping cherry and the branch that is growing upwards is a branch growing from the rootstock, rather than the weeping tree scion. It is best to remove it to discourage future upward growth.

Here is more information:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/weeping-cherry/pruning-weeping-cherry.htm

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