fruit tree pollination - Knowledgebase Question

Ogden, Ut
Question by jolio72
April 15, 2010
Can a Bartlett Pear pollinate another Bartlett Pear or do I need to pland a different kind of pear?

Answer from NGA
April 15, 2010


Bartlett pears are considered self-fruitful, but will set a heavier crop if cross pollinated by a different cultivar of pear tree. Choose anything except another Bartlett as a pollinator for your pear tree and you'll get a heavy crop from both trees.

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