Pear Trees

Nashi


dpspencer added on February 3, 2018 | Answered

I have a nashi and it keeps growing straight up. I have topped it twice and it still keeps growing straight up. What am I to do?


Share this Question:
Log in or sign up to help answer this question.
Check here if you would like to receive notifications every time this question is answered.
You are subscribed to receive notifications whenever this question is answered.
ANSWERS
BushDoctor
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on February 4, 2018

To get the best branch structure, you will want to take off 1/3 of the top. This will help promote branching. Perhaps when it was cut, it is possible that not enough was cut to destroy apical dominance. (Apical dominance is the tendency to grow a single leader branch.)

Here is an article on their care: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/pear/how-to-grow-an-asian-pear-tree.htm

Was this answer useful?
00
Looking for more?
Here are more questions about Pear Trees

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.