Pear Tree: Fruits Emerging!

One of my two 3-in1 pear trees is beginning to fruit, about 3 months after I planted them! Wow! This is really a nice surpriseIMG_1597 since both pear tree saplings did not show very many leaves or other activity. These two photos are of at least 3 fruits from the same one tree. My other pear tree sapling does not yet show any signs of fruiting.

To be honest, I didn’t know what I was been looking at until I had the fruits in front of my face! I didn’t know that pears grew like this. Lesson IMG_1596learned! Since each of my pear trees will produce 3 types of pears, I’m not sure which ones these are. I can’t wait to find out!

CONSUMER ALERT UPDATE:  Pear seeds are highly toxic if ingested.  More information on toxic plants can be found here:

http://www.calpoison.org/hcp/KNOW%20YOUR%20PLANTS-plant%20list%20for%20CPCS%2009B.pdf

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