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Re: 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?


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.  :)
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