[NAFEX] picking pears

Diane Whitehead voltaire at islandnet.com
Thu Aug 5 21:06:07 EDT 2004


I pick Clapp's Favorite a couple of weeks before Bartlett. It is 
particularly susceptible to going brown at the core if it is picked 
too late.  I've already picked the biggest ones, and we ate the first 
ripe one today.



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Diane Whitehead  Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
maritime zone 8
cool mediterranean climate (dry summer, rainy winter - 68 cm annually)
sandy soil



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