Pears And Fire Blight: How To Treat Pear Tree Blight

By Liz Baessler Fire blight in pears is a devastating disease that can easily spread and cause serious damage in an orchard. It can affect all parts of the tree and will often lie dormant over the winter to spread further in the spring. Though the disease is a scary prospect, pear tree blight treatment is possible. Keep reading to learn more about detecting fire blight in pears and how to treat pear tree blight. Pears and Fire Blight Fire blight can affect all parts of a pear tree and, therefore, it can manifest itself in different ways. One of the most common and earliest occurring symptoms is blossom blight. When this occurs, the blossoms take on a gray and waterlogged appearance that eventually turns to black. The next very recognizable symptom is shoot blight, when new shoots turn black and wither, bending under their own weight into the shape


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