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weeping santa rosa plum... doesn't weep!

Posted by vieja z7NM (My Page) on
Wed, Mar 6, 13 at 21:14

we bought a Weeping Santa Rosa plum tree & it has very good fruit, however....
hubby pruned the tops of the big branches back & it doesn't 'weep' any more! Though the fruit is till good we miss the weeping nature of the branches & wonder if the pruning permanently did something ... am sure the big branches high up on the trunk were not grafted there where he pruned them!?


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RE: weeping santa rosa plum... doesn't weep!

It should weep again after it grows back. It is a tree that might need unique pruning. I had one 10 years back and remember it weeping nicely but don't really remember how or when I pruned it.


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RE: weeping santa rosa plum... doesn't weep!

Mine isn't weeping either. I prune my plums way back every year.

I'm sure it will start weeping again as it grows back.

Scott


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