Re: Opinion time
Well, it's at least 25 years old! It had a 3" diameter trunk when I planted
it and has had rich soil & plenty of water. I see these around town, and
they have been pruned to a lovely petite umbrella shape. Some of these were
planted 3 or 4 years after mine, so I think you could keep it smaller. One
thing you have to watch with these is sprouts below the graft. I also see
tree around that look like a cherry in a tutu with weeping branches forming
a skirt around upright branches from below the graft.
From: "Donna" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Yipes that is a big tree! Definitely don't have that much room in the spot
> was considering.
> But you guys are right... it is a beautiful one!
> Ps- love your garden!
> > I agree. Mine is huge (for a cherry) after 20+ years. In bloom for April
> > and
> > sometimes into May. Then shed. pink blossoms on the grass which dry up
> > nothing. Provides nice shade & privacy all summer, then bright yellow &
> > orange fall leaves that hold their color after falling too. Interesting
> > trunk, bark & silhouette for the winter garden. See the pictures on
> > Marge's
> > garden tour page. http://mtalt.hort.net/ahs-tour/
> > Judy B
> > z6 Idaho Lovely sunny, breezy mother's day
> > From: "james singer" <email@example.com>
> > > Weeping cherry, for crying out loud! :)
> > >
> > > On May 8, 2005, at 7:30 PM, Donna wrote:
> > >
> > > > Opinion time:
> > > >
> > > > If you could only have ONE weeping tree... which one would it be?
> > > >
> > > > Looking for something that could handle sun, although would be
> > > > from
> > > > the dreaded afternoon stuff here. DH put up a fence corner by the
> > > > driveway/sidewalk. Thought a weeping something might look good
> > > > so
> > > > don't need it to get humongous.
> > > >
> > > > Donna
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