Weeping Cherry Trees
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how often do weeping cherry trees bloom

Zone San Diego, CA | tweat2sh added on September 3, 2014 | Answered

I recently repotted my weeping cherry tree seedling. It's only a foot tall, and I thought it was dying, so repotted it in hopes that that would help. Well, it did and now it has blossoms on the branches. Is this normal?

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theficuswrangler
Answered on September 4, 2014

Plants that are under extreme stress will often react with producing flowers -- sort of a "hail mary," from the plant's point of view. Also, your tree is a toddler, and young plants often do things older ones wouldn't. So, not too unusual. I hope you'll be able to correct the conditions that led to the tree's losing all its leaves -- most likely, not enough water. Here are 2 articles that should be useful, one on weeping cherry, and one on growing trees in containers.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/weeping-cherry/weeping-cherry-growing-tips.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/special/containers/how-to-grow-container-trees.htm

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