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18 days ago

How to treat asian pear (nashi, Apple pear, pyrus pyrifolia)?

Hi there, Can someone tell me how to treat diseases of Asian pears? When and what kind of chemicals are used against diseases? Thank you!

1 answer · 86 visits

about 2 months ago

Pears won't get any bigger

I have an older pear tree that will only produce really small pears . Every year I have tons of pears but they will not get big . Added another tree to see if that would help...

1 answer · 125 visits

3 months ago

most of my pear tree leaves are light yellow to white, a little green veins can bee seen on some leaves.

My pear tree's leaves are light yellow to white, some green veins can be seen in some leaves.

0 answers · 98 visits

6 months ago

Pears growing , turn brown on the bottom then fall off

Growing pears turn brown on the bottom then fall off the tree prematurely , happens every year, please advise

1 answer · 213 visits

6 months ago

Non-bearing Pear trees

Ok, We have one Keifer, and 2 LaConte pear trees 4, 2, and 3 years old respectively. They are in full sun. They developed many blooms but don't set fruit. We are totally stumped...

South Central Texas
1 answer · 205 visits

9 months ago

Foliar issues on old variety of pear -- What is this?

red marks and somewhat 'gummy' feeling touching the red parts. The problem affects the top leaves, very young plant transplanted last autumn.

2 answers · 281 visits

9 months ago

Holes in bottom of pears

My pear tree is loaded this year for the first time. The ends look as if they have holes in the bottom, I saw on one picture of young pears that this looked normal. Is it?

0 answers · 278 visits

almost 4 years ago

Pear trees that don't produce fruit

I was speaking to a friend of mine last week about our respective garden problems and she happened to mention that the pear trees she has in her garden do not produce fruit. Is...

2 answers · 29,109 visits

about 4 years ago

When and how to plant pear tree

I really want to try planting some fruit trees in my back yard this year. I’d really like a pear tree. I’ve been trying to read up on how to do this but some sites recommend...

1 answer · 6,308 visits