All three can need pollinators, Pdh, another tree of a compatible variety to pollinate the blossom. What varieties do you have?
Yes, they're self-pollinating varieties, though even self-pollinators will benefit from a compatible friend nearby. Regardless, some apples can take four or five years to produce fruit. Our pear - not a Conference, a Coscia - took five years. It could be a case of immaturity. What have you fed them with?
Pollination has been poor this year because of the weather - too cold and wet for the bees. I had a similar problem on well established trees, lots of blossom and little fruit. Nothing you can do about it other than try to pollinate by hand next year but I would just let nature sort it out. It would definitely help your chances if there were suitable trees for cross-pollination in your neighbours gardens though.
Bees do it better. Self-fertile fruit trees will always do better with a compatible pollinator. It might be better to concentrate on just one fruit rather than growing one of each. Victoria is a plum everybody knows the name of but it is a challenging plum as it suffers from diseases. Conference is partially self-fertile.
Hi I have the same problem I bought the mini orchard collection 3years now and all four look great I get fruit but 90%of the fruit just drop off and the remaing fruit just whittle away I use a fertiliser for fruit trees but still no joy the children are growing inpatient with me saying year after year next year kids I hope they are just to young yet to produce fruit
but having read into fruit trees from this site bumper crops after the first year I don't think so the same has happened this year and they look the best they have ever done after giving them a trim autumn last year
any ideas what I could do to get these producing fruit next year we have loads of fruit trees around our neighbourhood so pollination shouldn't be a issue
cheers Eddie b DoncasterDoncaster