It is most likely about 50 years old.
Dec 23, Most, if not all, new hybrid crabs bloom annually, but older trees may or may not bloom every year. The best time to prune your trees is in late winter or early spring before the leaves appear as it is much easier to see which branches should be removed and also gives the trees the entire spring and summer to form new growth.
This is when the plant is dormant and the new leaves have not yet emerged and begun growing.
Aug 25, Crabapple pruning requires fixing these defects. This can be a multiyear process if the tree is a real mess. When pruning a neglected tree like this for the 1st time, I address the most important defects first.
CRABAPPLE PRUNING: SUCKER REMOVAL. The 1st step to crabapple pruning is to remove the suckers from the base of the shrublopping.clubted Reading Time: 9 mins.