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Clapp Favorite Pear tree

Owner: Wynne

Location:  River Falls, WI, United States

Age:Planted in about 2013
Age of this tree:8 years
Soil:sandy loam 
Climate at this location:Zone 4 Continental; cold, snowy winters & hot, humid summers
Tree form:Central leader (widest at bottom)
Height:Between 6ft / 2m and 15ft / 4m
Cropping:Light crops
Growth:This tree grows fairly well here
Herbicides:Manual treatment (hoeing and weeding)
Pesticides:Chemical treatments
Local pests:Plum curculio & fire blight.

Owner's comments

Had my 1st pears last year, very good fruit. You really have to watch them as they ripen so fast that they can go bad on the tree. Not very vigorous, so I'll work on that & I also planted Umbelline as another pollinator.

Season records for this tree

  • 2019

    Spring blossom: 25 May
  • 2018

  • 2017

  • 2016

  • 2015

  • 2014

  • 2013

  • 2012

  • 2011

  • 2010

  • 2009

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