UACES Facebook Crabapple

Crabapple

(April 2010)

QuestionHow old does a flowering crab tree have to be before it blooms? Also, is this the same as a crab apple tree?

 

AnswerFlowering crab apples can be included with other fruit trees.  Blooming may occur as quickly as three years of age or it may take eight. How fast they are growing, whether or not it is a dwarf or standard variety and how much sunlight the tree gets can all be factors.  All crabapples flower and set fruit—it is whether you use the fruit or not whether you consider it a fruit tree or an ornamental.

 

QuestionHow old does a flowering crab tree have to be before it blooms? Also, is this the same as a crab apple tree?

 

AnswerFlowering crab apples can be included with other fruit trees.  Blooming may occur as quickly as three years of age or it may take eight. How fast they are growing, whether or not it is a dwarf or standard variety and how much sunlight the tree gets can all be factors.  All crabapples flower and set fruit—it is whether you use the fruit or not whether you consider it a fruit tree or an ornamental.

 

QuestionHow old does a flowering crab tree have to be before it blooms? Also, is this the same as a crab apple tree?

 

AnswerFlowering crab apples can be included with other fruit trees.  Blooming may occur as quickly as three years of age or it may take eight. How fast they are growing, whether or not it is a dwarf or standard variety and how much sunlight the tree gets can all be factors.  All crabapples flower and set fruit—it is whether you use the fruit or not whether you consider it a fruit tree or an ornamental.


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