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Bradford Pear Trees

Posted by Elizabeth Smith , May 14,2005,01:25       Forum

I live in western NY - Rochester area.

I have [2] Bradford pear trees. [1] is in backyard facing south in full sun. {1] in front yard facing north in full sun.

They are 5 yrs. old. They both look sick and do not bloom. They eventually do get their green leaves and the branches fill out slowly.

There are pear trees on the next street facing south. They are in full bloom. I don't know whether they are Bradords for not.

Why don't they bloom? They did the first 2 yrs. Our winters have been harsh w/ about 100 inches of snow. Is that an issue?

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