Plant Care Weeping Cherry

Weeping Cherry


Prunus pendula

How to care for Weeping Cherry


How often to water your Weeping Cherry

Water needs for Weeping Cherry
0.5 cups
every 9

Weeping Cherry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Weeping Cherry

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Weeping Cherry in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Weeping Cherry: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Weeping Cherry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Weeping Cherry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Weeping Cherry in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Weeping Cherry

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Weeping Cherry: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Weeping Cherry after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Weeping Cherry is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Weeping Cherry

Weeping Cherry

Weeping Cherry

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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