my question is about my holly bush?
Why is my holly bush growing horizontal instead of vertical? It was growing vertical until a heavy snowfall a few years ago and now it is acting like a vine sending out long sideway branches! you can see by the picture the left side of the bush is now much lower than the right.
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It does appear that the shrubs were weighted and began to grow in a horizontal manner.
The roots are always growing on evergreens and the weight of the snow shifted their position in the soil.
You can make some corrections with pruning, though I don't know if you can change the direction of the main branches with just pruning.
You may need to do a mini transplant to position the plants back into the soil.
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