[NAFEX] Ure pear
ernestplutko at wiktel.com
Sat Jun 6 23:52:48 EDT 2009
There are some small hornet-looking insects going around the apple
blossoms and even smaller flies. No insects on pear blossoms except
a few black ants. Read that pear blossoms are not very attractive to
bugs. How cold does it get where you are? What kind of pears to you
have? Thanks. Zone 2/3
---- Original Message ----
From: sdw12986 at aol.com
To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Ure pear
Date: Sat, 06 Jun 2009 23:28:22 -0400
>We don't have honeybees here either but a few bumble bees and a few
>smaller native bees seem to do enough pollinating to set enough pears
>that they need to be thinned some years. It's early but I can now
>see which tiny pears were pollinated and which will drop. It looks
>a good pear year here.
>Steve in the Adirondacks
>Ernest Plutko wrote:
>> I have a Ure pear and a Summercrisp growing near each other. Both
>> are in flower now. I'm eager to see how pollination does. I read
>> that pear pollen is weak. There are no honey bees but two or three
>> bumble bees are present.
>nafex mailing list
>nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
>Reproduction of list messages or archives is not allowed.
>This includes distribution on other email lists or reproduction on
>Permission to reproduce is NEVER granted, so don't claim you have
>**YOU MUST BE SUBSCRIBED TO POST!**
>Posts from email addresses that are not subscribed are discarded.
>To subscribe or unsubscribe, go to the bottom of this page (also can
>be used to change other email options):
>File attachments are NOT stripped by this list.
>TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM COMPUTER VIRUSES!
>Please do not send binary files.
>Use plain text ONLY in emails!
>NAFEX web site: http://www.nafex.org/
More information about the nafex