Pear Trees
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I planted seeds from a pear tree I now have 12 pear trees about 2 inches tall

Zone Ephrata pa 17522 | cfkirk added on March 1, 2018 | Answered

What if any fertilizer should I use to incourage growth? How or when can I plant them in me orchard??

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BushDoctor
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Answered on March 3, 2018

Keep in mind that most fruits when grown from seed will not produce the same fruit as the tree that it came from. Some will never produce fruit. Do not use any fertilizers until the tree is at least a foot tall. Using fertilizers at this point will kill the seedlings. They have enough food storage in the seed shell to last up to a few months. I would just use a good potting soil until they are about a year old. Then you can transplant them out.

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