pruning a weeping cherry tree - Knowledgebase Question

Coventry, Rh
Question by firekitten12
May 3, 2009
I have a weeping cherry tree. It has a large stalk standing straight up the middle. I feel i should prune it. However i dont know when or how. Please Help!!!!!


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Answer from NGA
May 3, 2009

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The water sprout or sucker can be pruned off at any time. Cut it flush with the branch where it is emerging. Cherry trees often develop water sprouts - just prune them off to keep your tree's integrity and weeping form.

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