Bradford Pear Trees
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Watering Bradford Pear

Zone 73065 | Samirpatelrn added on July 17, 2019 | Answered

I have planted a few Bradford pears that are about 5 feet tall. How often should I water them, and is a watering bag an ideal method?

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BushDoctor
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Answered on July 18, 2019

Being a tree, they will need much less attention than a plant. If this is outside, you should only ever have to water if it remains dry for more than two weeks. Rainfall will be more than enough, as overwatering will cause infection.

If this is in container, and indoors, then you will water only once the top 3 or 4 inches of soil are completely dry.

This article will help you with the care of the tree: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/trees/ornamental-pear/bradford-pear-tree.htm

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