Husker Hort

A Nebraska View of Horticulture


Problems with Ornamental Pear Trees

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Ornamental pear tree with cracking and flaking bark.

Pear trees in our area have a problem.  Cracking, plating, and flaking bark has been reported in many ornamental or flowering pears across the region.  What caused this problems and what can you do about it? Continue reading