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By Jdba

County Down, United Kingdom Gb

I planted two pear trees last year from rootball. They have taken to the ground and this year started to flower however the flowers have gone off and there is no sign of any fruit starting to grow. Is this normal in the early years of a pear tree.



Yes. It will still be growing a good root system.

23 Jun, 2013


It is typically ten years before pears start to fruit. There is an old expression - "plant pears for your heirs"

24 Jun, 2013


Hi and thank you fellow gardeners for the advice.

Just need to be patient then - a virtue which they say is in short supply with us men lol

11 Jul, 2013

How do I say thanks?

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