What can be done to stop the problem of bitter rot pear disease?
Karen left me a message asking me if I knew how to deal with Deformed Rotting Bartlett Pears growing on her daughter’s beautiful tree.
Here’s what she wrote:
“Daughter has a bartlet pear tree that reaped abundant HUGE fruit this year which was, unfortunately, deformed with indentations and black ‘holes’ . . .don’t know what the problem is and don’t know if spraying for a ‘fungus’ is appropriate. ???? Please enlighten us. Hate to see all this beautiful fruit going to the hornets.”
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