Asian pear tree diseaseUploader: Victor 14 days ago Subscribe 710
It sounds as though your pear tree has fire blight, a bacterial disease that can infect trees during bloom or during the growing season. See Removing Diseased Wood. If a fire blight infection occurs on a trunk or major limb, the wood often can be saved by scraping off the bark down to the cambium layer in infected areas i. Heavy sooty mold may compromise photosynthesis. Asian pear tree [ Pyrus pyrifolia N. Biology, Pathology and Control. Splashing rain or insects transmit the bacteria to nearby blossoms or succulent growing shoots. The Phytopathological Society of Japan. Rapidly advancing infections on very susceptible trees pear, Asian pear, and some apple varieties should be removed as soon as they appear in spring.