Picking pears in the Willamette Valley

Asked August 9, 2018, 1:52 PM EDT

When is the best time to pick pairs, while the are still a bit green or should I wait until they begin to get some color?

Clackamas County Oregon apples pears ripening dates for pears and apples

1 Response

Hi,

Thanks for contacting Ask an Expert. The OSU Extension publication Picking and Storing Apples and Pears should provide helpful guidance for when to harvest different types of pears in your area.

This story offers a nice overview of general best practices for harvesting and ripening pears.