Can Cleveland Pear Trees Be Saved After Wind Damage?

Thanks to vigorous growth and a close limb structure, yes. Do not prune vigorously, only remove the damaged branch. Sterilize tools between each cut if fire blight is a danger.

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Alice Moon is a freelance writer with more than 10 years of experience. She was chosen as a Smithsonian Institute intern, working for the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., and has traveled throughout Asia. Moon holds a Bachelor of Science in political science from Ball State University.