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When to pick Summercrisp pears

Posted by goudreau Me (My Page) on
Mon, Jul 29, 13 at 22:14

Hi,

I have a bunch of Summercrisp pears ripening and already falling off the tree. I picked a few the other day, ripening inside

It seems too early for them to be ripening ?

When to pick?

Thanks!


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RE: When to pick Summercrisp pears

Hi Goudreau,
Sorry I cannot tell you when they are ready for picking, but I can sure tell you that they look very good and quite appetizing....


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RE: When to pick Summercrisp pears

Pears falling off the tree are probably overripe.

Mark the date and remember to pick earlier next year.


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RE: When to pick Summercrisp pears

I pull at them and have only had a few pull off freely.

Im assuming I wait till they pull off free at a horizontal angle, correct?

Thanks,


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RE: When to pick Summercrisp pears

You could try a refractometer and measure the brix.


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