Pear Trees
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pear tree

Zone west london ub7 8lb | territarrant added on May 6, 2017 | Answered

I have a conference pear from bare-root I have grown in a 30 Lit pot for 1 year , I had some blossom last year and no fruit,this year the tree was full of blossom most of the blossom/fruit have fallen off but a still have about 5 pears growing ok, can you tell why.

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Downtoearthdigs
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on May 9, 2017

Your tree is young for fruit production, most trees began fruiting around 5 years maturity.
Enjoy the 5 that you have this year.
Also a Pear Tree does need a 2nd pollinator in most cases.
These links have more information.
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/pear/pear-tree-pollination.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/pear/getting-a-pear-tree-to-bloom.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/pear/growing-pear-trees.htm
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/pear/no-pears-on-tree.htm

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