offers detailed information on dozens of commonly planted landscape trees that grow throughout the United States. Here you will find information on height and spread, soil and sun requirements, leaves and fruit, history, wildlife habitat, and more.
A great benefit of the Bradford Pear is that it is a rapid grower, achieving a 12 to 15 feet increase in height over an 8- to 10-year period. Bradford Pear trees are shallow-rooted and will tolerate most soil types.
Pear Tree Diseases And Treatment: Diagnosing And Treating Disease In Pears - Home-grown pears are really a treasure. Unfortunately, pear trees are susceptible to quite a few easily spread diseases that can wipe them right out if left untreated. Learn more about pear tree diseases and treatment in this article.