Willow Trees
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Willow trees

Zone 16233 | annabell added on July 8, 2016 | Answered

I have 2 willows trees near each other and both are losing their leaves. Do you cut the branches off without leaves? How can I save them?

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Downtoearthdigs
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Answered on July 10, 2016

Test the branches to see if they are dead or alive.
Here is a few ways to determine if the branches are dead or alive.

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

I would wait to do any pruning until the tree is dormant.

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/willow/how-to-prune-willow-trees.htm

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