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All my pears looked like this last year. How can I stop it happening this year please?


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  • hogweedhogweed Central ScotlandPosts: 4,037
    Have they just been attacked by birds or wasps? I found I had to pick my pears when they were still quite hard and they ripened in a few days in the house. 

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  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 8,542
    Some of my pears suffered the same damage last year - I'm guessing it was caused by birds.
    Not sure about the cause of the spotty leaves though.
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  • Ruth150Ruth150 Posts: 41
    Thanks for your comments could be wasps or birds but it happened quite early in the season about 2 months before I would normally pick them.   
  • bookmonsterbookmonster Posts: 399
    Some years they are ready sooner than others, I think mine were early last year
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