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Prune Pears.(Conference )?

Worcester, United Kingdom Gb

Having just harvested a great crop of fruit from my four year old tree,Is it time to trim (prune) the latest growth ?Please advize.



Yes after harvest cut shoote to first new buds.

8 Oct, 2007


Yes, we have some very old pear trees against the old walls at Standen (where I volunteer garden). We prune the new growth back to one or two buds, the new groth is a more coppery brown than the older wood. also, trim any badly spaced or crossing twigs. Early training is important for young trees so buy a good reference book (Dorling Kindersley RHS one called Pruning and Training is excellent)

9 Nov, 2007


Thankyou for your help concerning my pear tree,I will do as you say. Kind regards from Vera

9 Nov, 2007

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