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pear tree - removal of tiny pears?


By Bigel

bedfordshire, United Kingdom Gb

Now that the blossom has disappeared there are clusters of 8 or 9 tiny pears all over the tree. Should I remove any of these tiny pears from each cluster so that the remaining ones grow bigger or leave them alone?
many thanks.



I would leave them alone at this stage as the wind and nature will remove a lot of the surplus, Each year I find masses all littered over the grass after nature has its sort out!

4 May, 2009


Yes, also pests may claim a few! Grrrr!

It's up to you. Some books will advise to keep the bigger ones and pull the small weak ones away.

4 May, 2009

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