pears

Pear Trees by Size and Form

Pear Trees by Size and Form

Pear trees come in a variety of shapes and sizes.  While pruning your trees will help control their height and spread, it’s best to choose a type of tree that  
Pairing Up For Pear Pollination

Pairing Up For Pear Pollination

Most pear varieties are not self-pollinating, so they need a pollination buddy. That means you should get your pear trees in pairs.  
Training and Pruning your Pear Trees

Training and Pruning your Pear Trees

Just because a pear tree can grow to a height of 30 feet doesn’t mean it has to. You will control the reach and spread of your trees through training  
Types of Pear Trees

Types of Pear Trees

There are two basic types of pear trees: European and Asian. The European pear trees (Pyrus communis) are what you probably think of when you think pear—these trees produce a