California pear orchards are set very light this year. The official estimate will be out in two weeks, but overall the crop appears to have set much lighter than originally thought.
California Bartlett pear bloom has been long and drawn out similar to other fruit trees in the San Joaquin Valley this season.
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The California Bartlett pear crop estimate is larger than in 2016, but close to the crop harvested in 2015.
California pear bloom is currently taking place in the main districts in the state. The bloom period went well in the Sacramento area.