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Shaping a Weeping Pussy Willow Tree?

Shaping a Weeping Pussy Willow Tree - tree in pot inside
When pruning a weeping pussy willow tree, use garden pruning shears. They are a member of the group of plants that can best be defined as those that, you prune after they bloom. This pruning cycle ensures that you don't cut off the new grow that will produce the fuzzy catkins the following spring. This page offers ideas for shaping a weeping pussy willow tree.
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February 27, 2018

I bought a hand grafted weeping pussy willow. Should I break off the branches that are growing with leaves to keep its shape?

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February 27, 20180 found this helpful
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If you want to cut the tree you'll need to use pruning shears to do this one with. It is a bad idea to break any branches at all off the tree.

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March 2, 20180 found this helpful
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Nice specimen tree - do you plan to grow it in a large pot or will you be planting it in your yard?

  • Just asking because where you plant it will be crucial to its future growth (soil type and shade/sun).
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  • Pussy willows are best pruned in spring right after they bloom. Pussy willows bloom on shoots produced during the previous growing season. If you prune them too late in the season, you will remove those shoots, and they will not produce those furry catkins the following year.
  • Here is a very good, easy to understand You Tube video on pruning a weeping pussy willow. You will need pruning shears. Look for sturdy shears at any garden center.
  • www.youtube.com/watch?v=ER9NWfH5488
  • Here is a good site to read about your new weeping willow tree.
  • www.pennlive.com/.../planting_and_growing_a_weeping.html
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February 27, 20180 found this helpful

Prune with shears, don't break off.

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