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Tree Fruit: Apples and Pears

Pears | Fruits & Nuts | Arkansas


Apples are a popular fruit that can be grown successfully in most areas of the state through proper care and purposeful variety selection. Site selection, soil prep, and proper pruning are just a few factors growers and home gardeners should consider for apple production.

Apple Production in the Home Garden (FSA-6058)

Recommended Apple Varieties for Arkansas

Apple Pruning Tutorial

Generic Recommendations for Foliar Nutrient Applications for a Bearing Orchard

Common Apple Diseases

Apple Botany, History and Production

Home Garden Apple Tree Production website | Arkansas Extension

University of Vermont Apple Program



Because pears are long-lived trees with generally less pests than apple trees, they are an attractive option for many in Arkansas. Finding the right pear varieties for you and your location are important for successful production.

Pear Production in the Home Garden (FSA-6059)

Recommended Pear Varieties for Arkansas

Home Garden Pear Tree Production website | Arkansas Extension