Is a Pear Blossom a Flower?

Pear trees produce buds that progressively swell, burst, cluster, bud and blossom as white flowers. After full bloom the flowers drop their petals and the pear fruit forms behind the flower.

Keywords: pear blossom, pear flower, pear blossom fruit

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Daffodil Planter's writing appears in the Chicago Sun-Times, and she is the Sacramento Gardening Scene Examiner for A member of the Garden Writers Association, she has a bachelor's degree from Stanford, a law degree from the University of Virginia and studies horticulture at Sierra College.