How to Get Rid of Rust on Pear Fruit Trees?

Answer Pear trellis rust is easily identified by the rust-colored spots that develop on the pear tree's leaves in early summer. The spots grow larger as the season progresses. By fall, the pear tree will ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Get Rid of Rust on Pear Fruit Trees

Why did my pear trees stop producing fruit?

You apparently pruned the new wood which makes the blooms. It will take two or three years to make fruiting wood. You should have them bloom next year, but don't prune anymore.

Pear Trees With Hard Woody Fruit?

For pear pickers or shoppers who want a hardy, crunchy, woody textured pear instead of a soft buttery one, look at the pear's skin. Usually a pear with grainier skin introduces the woodier flesh wi... Read More »

Can I use pigs to clean up around my dwarf fruit trees Will they hurt the trees while eating the fruit?

I just read a report for a MASTER GARDENER in Texas who tried pigs the way you are asking. It was a disaster. The pigs went after the lower fruit still on the trees and actually broke off many lo... Read More »

Can I use other fruit trees to cross polinate between different fruit trees?

I know what you are asking and the answer would be no. However, you could possible graft another fruit to the cherry tree to come up with 2 different fruits on one tree. You can experiment, however... Read More »