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.

Answer from NGA
October 5, 2009


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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