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What Is the Average Size of a Weeping Cherry Tree?

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A weeping cherry tree can grow 20 to 25 feet high for a standard variety with sizes dropping by half to two-thirds that size for dwarf varieties. Weeping cherry trees are small, imported trees with aromatic, showy flowers.

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What Is the Average Size of a Weeping Cherry Tree?
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The weeping cherry tree was brought over from China and Japan as an ornamental standard-sized tree. Dwarf varieties were later developed in the latter part of the 20th century. They are hardy in USDA Hardiness Zones of 5 to 8. They need plenty of air circulation and require pruning to maintain health and shape. The weeping cherry is the iconic tree found in Washington, D.C.

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