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Q.I Have Multiple Black Locust Trees In My Yard That Bloom And Make A Mess Every Year, They Are Not Blooming This Year.

Zone cincinnati 45251 | hfunk1123 added on May 26, 2020 | Answered

they don’t have any blooms on them at all by this time of the year they are usually full and dropping. I cant open my pool till after this happens does the weather we have had in Cincinnati have anything to do with this? I don’t want to wait much longer to open my pool.

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Answered on May 27, 2020

Unfortunately, your photo did not come through. I am unable to see any new growth to determine whether it is flowering or vegetative.

If it has been cooler than normal, then this could cause the issue. It will likely take a little longer to bloom. There is a chance that it won't, but it is more likely that it is just a little late.

Here is an article for more information on the tree:


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