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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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Old European pear, never pruned.
How to train/prune my Asian pears?

Pear    Italy

Hi from Italy! I have a question about asian pear training/pruning. I have 3 plants planted this spring and I have to prune them next winter. I found that Asian pears are usually trained as vase shape. I read that I have to cut all the branches lower than 50 - 60cm (20-24 inches) and select...

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:November 14, 2017

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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

2 answers    1428 views

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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 winter and others say spring for planting. I’m confused. Does any body have any experience with fruit trees and if so can...

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

1 answer    7263 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

1 answer    668 views

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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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 plant, noticed these spots inside the wood. Could it be nectria canker? Thank you! Cheers

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:March 17, 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 up the leaves I found a single grub about five mm long in each one. I guess this is some sort of leaf roller insect,...

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

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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 as to what to try. Any suggestions? – Donna

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

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Why my asian pear doesn't want to grow?

Pear    None Given

Hi there from Italy! This spring I planted and grafted different cultivars of Asian pear. All my plants and grafts are growing well except a shinseiki. This one grew up for a month and stopped. Other Asian pear did the same but started to grow again 2 weeks ago. This one has a sort of...

Asked by: Mirko (1 point)   Posted:August 2, 2017

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Pears on tree turning brown at the base
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    1662 views

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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 I'm not so sure because I sprinkled against it, but no avail.... Could it be something new?

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

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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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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. After a couple of weeks on this new plant appeared the same blackenings. They appeared also on my nijisseiki bare...

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

1 answer    1079 views

black margin of the leaves of a pear tree

Pear    Glasgow, United Kingdom

My pear tree leaves have black margin. Can you please help me how to treat it

Asked by: ema (1 point)   Posted:June 1, 2020

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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 nothing . Please help I'd love to have pears for my own self and not just for deer to eat .

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

1 answer    1814 views

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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 this a pollination problem? What causes this?

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

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