Hi, can anyone help me?

Sarnia, Canada

I'm having trouble identifying a tree, I recently purchased a home and in the backyard is a tree that resembles a weeping willow but I am not sure if that is right. If anyone can help I would be forever grateful.

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Calgary, AB(Zone 3b)

It's a weeping caragana, Caragana arborescens 'Pendula'. These are often put on a high graft, as yours is.

Edit: I should add that the root stock (that is, the tall trunk that the weeping shrub is grafted onto) is a regular Caragana arborescens.

This message was edited Oct 21, 2012 2:51 PM

Sarnia, Canada

Thank you so much, I was worried when it appeared to be turning yellow and sickly. Knowing the name helped me look up the care and maintence.

(Zone 7a)

Not to question your ID, Alta, but the leaves look very different than the Caragana arborescens 'Pendula' I'm seeing online. Is there a reason for this? Just curious...

Calgary, AB(Zone 3b)

Good point, Kwanjin.
The top growth is not 'Pendula' but instead is Caragana arborescens 'Walker'.
My mistake.

(Zone 7a)

Whew! I thought I was seeing things. I usually don't hallucinate until later in the day. ^_^

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