The European pear, Pyrus communis, is a perennial deciduous tree in the family Rosaceae, grown for its fruit. The tree is a short deciduous tree with a tall and narrow crown and...
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Is this pear fire blight?

Pear    None Given.

I made this nashi's graft 3 months ago and I noticed this strange desiccation. Could it be fire blight?

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:May 6, 2017

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Defoliation of pear tree caused by leaf rolling grub

Pear    None Given.

This morning in a garden where I work I noticed that all the pear cordons had a number of young leaves that were rolled tightly and sealed shut with silk webbing. When I opened...

Asked by: James Edwards (1 point)   Posted:April 21, 2017

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Pear blossom shrivel

Pear    Europe

I suspected it was Erwinia amilovora last year, but I considered that, except bloom fall, there were no black, involuted branches. So now I think that it may be Monilia laxa but...

Asked by: Janko (1 point)   Posted:April 9, 2017

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Strange blackening on my Asian pear: what is it?

Pear    None Given.

Hi there! I noticed on my Hosui bare rooted plant these blackenings in correspondence of the cuts. According to the nursery it is a fungal disease and gave me a new one....

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:April 5, 2017

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Apple pear affected by nectria canker?

Pear    None Given.

Hi there! I have this apple pear/Asian pear/nashi pear. I noticed these blackenings near some cuts made 2 months ago by the nurseryman when I bought it. When I cut the...

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:March 17, 2017

1 answer    190 views

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

Pear    None Given.

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!

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:February 4, 2017

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This is the size my pears will only grow to .
Pears won't get any bigger

Pear    None Given.

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...

Asked by: Amy Martin (1 point)   Posted:December 24, 2016

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

Pear    None Given.

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

Asked by: Donna (1 point)   Posted:November 26, 2016

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My pears always get half grown then  turn brown on the bottom and fall off please help and advise
Pears growing , turn brown on the bottom then fall off

Pear    None Given.

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

Asked by: Bonnie Harris (1 point)   Posted:August 29, 2016

1 answer    342 views

4 year old Keifer
Non-bearing Pear trees

Pear    South Central Texas

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...

Asked by: Donna (1 point)   Posted:August 24, 2016

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

Pear    None Given.

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

Asked by: barbuto (2 points)   Posted:June 5, 2016

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Holes in bottom of pears

Pear    None Given.

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?

Asked by: Judey Cates (1 point)   Posted:May 15, 2016

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Pear trees that don't produce fruit

Pear    None Given.

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...

Asked by: Pamela Croft (1 point)   Posted:March 26, 2013

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When and how to plant pear tree

Pear    MO

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...

Asked by: Dave P. (1 point)   Posted:February 4, 2013

1 answer    6521 views