cutback flowering crabapple

Asked October 26, 2019, 4:02 PM EDT

How far can I cut back a flowering crabapple? Would like to give a good haircut getting to big.

Baltimore County Maryland pruning crabapple tree

1 Response

Pruning should be in late winter to early spring. Do not remove more than one fourth of a tree's canopy at one time. Take a look at our pruning page for more information https://extension.umd.edu/hgic/topics/pruning-trees

Marian