Factors Affecting Colour Development In Pears  

            Scientifically known as Pyrus communis, pears belong to the same family as apples. It is the second most popular fruit in the United States after apples. Pears have soft skin due to present of starch, which gets converted to sugar after the fruits are plucked from the tree for ripening. Pears are available is several colors, such as red, golden yellow and green, but the interesting part is that there are factors that affect the color development in pears. More...

 

How To Pollinate Pear Trees ?

How To Pollinate Pear Trees ?

Pear trees are often planted for enhancing the beauty of the surroundings as much as for the sweet fruits they bear. Growers in particular should be aware that these trees do not self-pollinate. Another pear tree must be available in the vicinity for pollination. The best and natural way of pollination occurs when honeybees get attracted to these trees and transport the pollens stuck to their body from the blossoms of one tree to the blossoms on other trees. More...

How To Trim A Bradford Pear Tree ?

How To Trim A Bradford Pear Tree ?

The Bradford pear tree is a preferred tree of many in the suburbs, since it not only gives fresh tasty pears in fall and winter, but also because they beautify the surroundings with their blossoms marking the onset o spring. They are also ideal avenue trees since their roots are not very deep-rooted and the branches do not grow very big. The only disadvantage is that the faster vertical growth of the trees results in the growth of weak branches, which tend to splinter during rough weather, such as ice or snow storms. Pruning these trees from their third year will ensure that the branches spread and grow stronger. More...

Types Of Pear

Types Of Pear

Pear is a seasonal fruit which has a soft and sweet pulp. These are grown the world over and almost 5,000 different varieties of pears are grown every year. The broadest classification of pears is Asian, American and European pears. The Asian pears are crunchy, round and sweet. They are available for limited time in the year but gaining popularity. Pears are usually available in autumn and winters. More...

 

 

 

 
   
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