Space must be allowed around each tree for good light penetration and for use of orchard equipment. Preserving the fruit For canning directionsDid you know you can make pear-sauce - just like applesauceexcept you remove the pits before cooking them. The Tatura 'V' with about 4 main limbs on each side of the 'V' is the most common trellis system. In Japan, a flat-topped training system called "tanashitate" is used and trees are supported by cables and wire suspended from tall poles. Market pear sellers throughout Asia offer slices of their produce. Ya Li - A popular Chinese variety, is pear-shaped, has green skin and is quite tender to bruising.
Step 3 Smell the pear.
Pear Picking Tips
Most pears ripen from the inside out, and if left on the tree to ripen, many varieties will become brown at the core and rotten the middle. Then learn to can and freeze! Most fruit are borne on spurs on 2 to 6 year old wood; however, the terminal bud on one year old wood will also set fruit from its very large cluster of flowers. The best way to test for ripeness is to smell the pear. Dwarf rootstocks will require more nitrogen than vigorous rootstocks to maintain tree vigor.