Pears are delicious fruit tree that can be grown in wide range of soils. Pears as it belong to rosaceae family member of plants which contains a long list of fruits including apples, apricots, cherries, peaches, plums, strawberries & almonds. The Babugosha, a variety of Pear is a mild, sweet fruit with a fibrous center. They are rich in important antioxidants, flavonoids. These can be grown in small yard spaces, making them a good choice for gardens. Pears are found in a variety of colors, including many different shades of green, red, yellow, gold, and brown.
- Pears are related to apples, but can be easier to grow than apples.
- Two varieties are generally needed for successful pollination and fruit set.
- They can be grown organically in Minnesota.
- Pear trees require full sun to produce the most fruit.
- Prune annually to keep the tree healthy, productive and looking its best.
- It can take 3 to 10 years for trees to begin flowering and producing fruit.
- Mature pear trees are large and produce a lot of fruit in a short window of time.
- Fruit should be picked at a mature stage and then allowed to ripen indoors.