apple tree no sign of blossoms.

marcantonioApril 19, 2012

my pear, peach and cherry trees have all blossomed, for some reason even though it looks very healthy the apple tree still shows no signs of blossoming. anybody have any suggestions.

mark

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rweissman

How old is the apple tree? Has it blossomed before?

    Bookmark   April 20, 2012 at 10:29AM
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marcantonio

its about 6 or seven, last year i got a whole crop of apples.

    Bookmark   April 21, 2012 at 3:15AM
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rweissman

Is it possible it set too large a crop last year and it is behaving biennially now? What kind of apple tree is it? Some have a tendency towards biennial bearing.

    Bookmark   April 21, 2012 at 8:14AM
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ken_adrian Adrian MI cold Z5

in MI.. we got a killer frost that has decimated many a crop ...

whats your weather been like .. since the time is was supposed to bud???

ken

    Bookmark   April 21, 2012 at 8:49AM
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ltilton

Wait til next year. Feed the tree this year. If it blooms and sets fruit next year, thin severely to keep the tree from continuing a biennial habit. I suspect your "whole crop" of apples was too much for a young tree to bear, and now it's taking the year to recuperate.

    Bookmark   April 21, 2012 at 9:01AM
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