Pear Trees
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My pear tree has many pears

Zone El Paso Tx | luiseugeniosanchez added on May 13, 2015 | Answered

My pear tree has many pears. Should I cut a few off? Last year the branches were bent downwards, almost to the ground.

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Heather
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Answered on May 15, 2015

Yes, thinning the immature fruit would be a good idea. This will help the remaining fruit grow bigger and sweeter. Here is an article that will help you:
http://homeorchard.ucdavis.edu/8047.pdf

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