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France , Normandy
Region: United Kingdom
Oaktree68
Aug 13, 2017 4:59 AM CST
Hi ,
We have a very big tree in our garden , it is covered with little pears we were just wondered if it is a real pear tree or a false one as the pears are very bitter and the tree seems way to big to be a pear tree , it is the middle of august here in france any help would be appreciated, keith and Lynda. ...
Name: stone
near Macon Georgia (USA) (Zone 8a)
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stone
Aug 13, 2017 7:04 AM CST
Sounds like callery pear.
While those tiny pears take a while to sweeten up, they are pears, and I eat them after they finally develop some taste.

People planted those, because they weren't supposed to produce fruit....
And then more varieties were planted, and they became invasive.
France , Normandy
Region: United Kingdom
Oaktree68
Aug 13, 2017 9:03 AM CST
Ok thanks alot probably have to wait till later on in the year 👍

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