why doesn't pear bloom - Knowledgebase Question

cartersville, Vi
Question by annfehr3
October 5, 2009
I started a pear tree from a seed about 4 or 5 yrs ago, It is 9 ft tall has really grown and spread out and is healthy. Why doesn't it bloom and bear fruit? thank you for your time.


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Answer from NGA
October 5, 2009

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Planted from seed, a new pear tree can take anywhere from 8 to 15 years to begin producing fruit, depending upon the variety chosen. So although your tree looks big enough to bear fruit, technically it isn't mature enough. Be a little more patient with your tree and eventually you will be rewarded with flowers and fruit.

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