Asian pear care
4 Apr With a delicious pear flavor but a firm apple texture, growing your own Asian pears is becoming a popular option for those with a home orchard.
Info about Growing Asian Pear Trees
asian pear tree care. SOIL PREPARATION & PLANTING. Choose a location in well drained soil that receives full sun. Space trees relative to eventual mature.
Description:All thinning is done by hand since chemical thinning is not safe or reasonably effective. In Japan, black spot Alternaria kikuchiana is extremely damaging to fruit requiring bagging to protect certain yellow-skinned cultivars but black spot disease is not known to exist in the United States. Antibiotic sprays for fireblight should be made at time of bloom and continued in April and May and after harvest. After fruit production starts the third season , limbs are allowed to elongate about 18 inches per year and then they are headed to the dormant season. When fruits are the size of a cherry, thin to one fruit per cluster spaced 6-inches apart. Under-mature fruit are poor in flavor and ruin the market for Asian pears.