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Q.I have a 10 year old Catalpa tree on my property. Plenty of light and water yet no flowers.

Zone 06515 | Anonymous added on July 11, 2020 | Answered

I prune it to about 20 feet .

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Answered on July 13, 2020

Considering the tree normally gets 40 to 70 feet, I suspect the lack of blooms is due to excessive pruning.

Once mature, the tree only needs suckers removed or low growing branches that impede walkways.


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