Separating Fruit Trees That are Growing Close Together

I have a cherry tree and some how a pear tree also popped up next to that. Both trees bear nice fruits. How do I separate them without damaging either one? I would like to transfer the pear tree somewhere else. Thanks.

Hardiness Zone: 5a

By Umankad from MA

September 25, 20090 found this helpful
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For the last several years they've been recommending planting 3 fruit trees in 1 hole to conserve space, I have 2 sets of 3 trees and all are doing well so don't worry about it just leave them as they are, if you're getting fruit and good growth don't bother disturbing them.

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September 21, 20090 found this helpful

That will be a lot of digging to move one of the trees & both might die. I would let them stay as is to see what happens. They will need lot of TLC to (water & fertilizer) to make big fruits. Good luck.

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