Horticulturist Offers Advice On Determining When A Pear Is Ripe

Daniel Gill, West, Lisa  |  8/17/2007 9:06:13 PM

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(Audio 08/13/07) We start looking for pears to ripen on our trees in August. They will start to change color, with a red blush appearing on the fruit. You also might notice the fruit soften or drop out of the tree. If that happens before they're ripe, you can ripen them off the tree for fresh eating. (Runtime: 60 seconds)
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