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Q.My Dwarf Weeping Cherry Tree Branches Are Dead On 1/2 Of Tree But Other 1/2 Is Blooming. If I Cut Off Or Prune The Dead 1/2 Can It

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grow new branches on that side? My dwarf weeping cherry tree branches are dead on 1/2 of tree but other 1/2 is blooming. If I cut off or prune the dead 1/2 can it grow new branches on that side?

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Answered on April 20, 2020

Yes, and this may be the best way to save the tree, anyway. It will destroy its appearance, but the health of the tree will recover.

Here is an article for more information on their care:


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