Hood Pear Tree Information and Care
Grow your own strong and sturdy Hood Pear tree and produce many fruits. Trees grow 10-20 feet tall and wide and lose their leaves in the Winter. No additional water is needed while dormant in the Winter. Begin to water in the Spring once trees leaf out. Increase the frequency as it warms in the summer and reduce in the fall as it cools. Discontinue water during the Winter.
Fertilize you pear tree with organic fruit trees fertilizer seasonally. Use a higher nitrogen fertilizer such as manure and blood meal during the growing season. Also, apply fertilizers like bone meal with higher phosphorus and potassium during the winter to promote spring blossoms.
Use organic fruit tree dormant sprays like Neem oil in the winter to prevent soft bodied insects. Harvest fruit when ripe to prevent pests. Cover your crop with netting to discourage pests.