Pussy Willow Trees
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Weeping pussy willow

Zone 60608-5607 | Erika Jacques Rivera added on May 8, 2017 | Answered

I bought my pussy willow maybe dec jan and it bloomed catkins right aways the eventually all fell off now im left with naked branches no leaves or nothing what should I do? Did it die? I recently repotted it but this was after the bareness. The white is where the catkins were.

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on May 10, 2017

If the tree did not leaf out, it may have died.
Check the branches-do they bend or snap off? If the branches snap, they have died.

Scratch the bark, live bark should be green underneath.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/tgen/tree-scratch-test.htm

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