The Q&A Archives: Crabapple Tree That Does Not Flower

Question: I have a crabapple tree in my front lawn. It is approximately 8 years old and has never flowered. I have never trimmed it.

Answer: Crabapples are such reliable bloomers, I am surprised that yours does not flower. Assuming it is healthy and vigorous overall, it is possible that it is planted in a frost pocket so that the buds are routinely nipped by a late frost.

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