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Twisted Willow

Posted: 12/04/2013 at 15:42

The straight and curly bits come from the same big stem at the bottom? Do I just hack off the straight bit and hope it won't damage the curly bit? or get rid of both and leave the other all curly one?

Twisted Willow

Posted: 11/04/2013 at 17:24

Thanks very much. The Acer also needs moving but they can wait til Autumn is that would be better, I don't want to kill them! Does the willow need to be pruned? Do I cut the straight stems out from the ground?

Twisted Willow

Posted: 11/04/2013 at 16:57


I am new to here and new to gardening in general but we plan to do something with our garden this year!

I have what I believe to be a twisted willow tree which is about 6foot tall. I have no idea how to care for it, it has looked after its self since we moved in 3 years ago.

I need to move it to another spot as it is currently in the middle of the patio in a 3ft square area with an Acer. It appears to have 2 trunks, one of them is all curly, the other one splits into 2 and 1 branch is curly and the other is straight? Is this normal?

What is the best way to move it?



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