Care for cherry trees by providing water and fertilizer and pruning as necessary. The trees bloom early and are susceptible to a late frost. While pests are less of a problem with sour cherries, protecting the ripening f... More »

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The weeping Higan cherry tree is a commonly grafted cherry tree with graceful, weeping blooms. Its branches, or crown, feature light pink blossoms in the spring, green leaves in the summer and red leaves in the fall. The... More »

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Keep your flowering cherry tree looking good by pruning it regularly into a vase shape. This type of pruning requires regular care, pruning shears, bleach and paper towels. More »

Young cherry trees should be kept pruned such that they resemble a vase in order to distribute light and rainwater evenly, older trees require more substantial pruning to remove dead and diseased elements. It is a diffic... More »

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Proper care of a Bonsai tree requires the right balance of soil, water and regular pruning. Since these miniature trees continue to grow overtime, repotting is required to allow expansion of the root system. More »

Basic identification of cherry trees is done by inspecting the flowers, styles, fruit, leaves and bark. Cherry trees fall under the Prunus genus, and many other trees in the genus are similar. However, even a casual obse... More »

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Flowering cherry trees are susceptible to a number of fungal diseases, including brown rot (also called blossom blight), black knot and Eutypa dieback. Once a tree is infected with a fungus, there's no cure. The damaged ... More »