Why Do Bradford Pear Trees Split?

Bradford pear trees are susceptible to splitting because the trees grow with weak V-shaped crotches (angles) in the limbs.

Keywords: limbs, angles, weak structure

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Angie Briggs has been a health and fitness writer since 2006. Her articles have been published on eHow, LIVESTRONG.COM and GardenGuides. She graduated from Thompson Institute with a diploma as a computer support specialist and received certification from CareerStep as a medical transcriptionist and medical language specialist.