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Q.When Is The Best Time Of Year To Cut Back A Weeping Willow?

Zone 08204 | Anonymous added on March 27, 2021 | Answered

we have an older weeping willow that needs a little help our neighbor cut his all the way back to the trunk don’t remember when but it did come back rather nice so when would be the best time

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Answered on March 29, 2021

Your neighbor may have gone too far. Pruning constitutes selecting a central leader and trimming off competing branches and also trimming off weak branches. Here is how:


Weeping willows really aren't suitable for a city yard. They are ideal for parks and large areas.

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