Bradford Pear Tree Berries Causing a Mess

My Bradford pear tree is 10 years old. This was the first summer there were abundant berries on it. There were so many that when they fell, they stained an area on my driveway 15" x 5". How often does the tree produce berries that cause this problem?




February 6, 20110 found this helpful

Once the tree begins bearing, you can expect to see the mini-pears on a yearly basis, like any other fruit. Like orchard fruit, the crop may occasionally be reduced by frosts at a crucial time, or other stress on the tree.

ReplyWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

January 31, 2011 Flag
0 found this helpful

I have a Bradford pear tree that is ten years old. It has never had any berries on it and this winter it is loaded with berries which are causing quite a mess. What caused it to have berries now and will I have this every year from now on?

Hardiness Zone: 6a

By Peggy from Springboro, OH

Comment On This PostWas this helpful?Helpful? Yes
Home and Garden Gardening AdviceJanuary 31, 2011
Pear Trees Not Flowering
Pear Trees Not Flowering
Making a Christmas Tree Topper
Making a Christmas Tree Topper
Preventing Mold On Berries, Moldy Strawberry
Preventing Mold On Fresh Berries
Cardboard Christmas tree photo from an earlier Thriftyfun project.
Making a Cardboard Christmas Tree
Christmas Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on November 30, 2016 at 3:34:09 PM on in 2 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!