Asked May 15, 2021, 9:12 AM EDT
Steele County Minnesota
There are many reasons why apple trees do not bloom. It can take up to eight years for Honey Crisp apple trees to produce. Depending on what rootstock it was grown on, it may not be old enough. If it was grown on dwarf rootstock you should be able to see the graft union. If you can’t it may be planted too deep and turned into a full sized tree.
Weather and soil conditions, over fertilization and over-pruning can all contribute. When over fertilized or over pruned, trees put growth into trunk and branch growth at the expense of fruit.
Honey Crisp trees can be challenging to grow even for professional growers. The following websites give some factors to consider. In the end one cause may be hard to pin down. See: