Are Bartlett Pears ready to pick?

Asked August 4, 2016, 3:08 PM EDT

Can you tell me if the Bartlett Pears are ready to pick now?

Multnomah County Oregon pears tree fruit

1 Response

Judging from the calls to the Extension Service office, it’s more than likely that your Bartlett pears are ready to be harvested. This publication explains how you can easily test if they are ready: Picking and Storing Apples and Pears - https://catalog.extension.oregonstate.edu/sites/catalog/files/project/pdf/fs147.pdf