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Re: stinky pear?


or that people smell and find delightful/offensive.  I hat ethe smell of
paperwhites.  some people love it.
Kitty
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Theresa" <tchessie@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, April 20, 2005 10:56 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] stinky pear?


> I have too very large Bradford Pears next to my house and they don't
> stink at all!  Hmm- we also had a couple of pear trees in the yard
> growing up and they also didn't stink.  Maybe it's one of those things
> that some people smell and others don't?
>
> Theresa
>
> Christopher P. Lindsey wrote:
>
> >>A friend just called and left a message for  me and asked why her
Bradford
> >>Pear has a horrible smell.  She didn''t describe what it smelled like,
just
> >>that it was terrible and nothing like the B Pears where she works.  What
> >>could go wrong w/ a B Pear to make the blossoms smell bad?
> >>
> >>
> >
> >Hi Kitty,
> >
> >   Most pears have malodorous flowers -- they're similar to hawthorns,
> >   only not as strong.
> >
> >   That's why I always tell people not to plant them near windows.  :)
> >
> >Chris
> >
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