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

vieja_gw(z7NM)March 6, 2013

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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fruitnut Z7 4500ft SW TX

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.

    Bookmark   March 7, 2013 at 8:35AM
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Scott F Smith(6B/7A MD)

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.


    Bookmark   March 7, 2013 at 9:47AM
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