Brown rot

Brown rot

A problem affecting most fruit trees including Pears, Apples, Plums, Peach and...

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Canker - fungal

Canker - fungal

Fungal canker causes the death of the plants inner bark. Areas affected stems,...

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Caterpillars

Caterpillars

A major pest causing considerable plant damage to a wide variety of plants...

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Codling moth

Codling moth

A common widespread pest affecting Apples but can affect Pears, Quince and...

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European Pear Rust

European Pear Rust

In summer and early autumn this fungus first appears as bright orange spots on...

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Greenfly/blackfly (aphids)

Greenfly/blackfly (aphids)

Blackfly and Greenfly (aphids) are very common sap sucking pests affecting nearly...

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Pear Gall Midge

Pear Gall Midge

Pear midge, a tiny fly that emerges in spring, where the females will lay eggs in...

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Pear Leaf Blister Mite

Pear Leaf Blister Mite

These tiny mites live within the foliage with several gernerations occuring...

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Scab

Scab

A serious disease of pears and apples , which can attack all parts of the tree....

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Storage rots

Storage rots

Soft grey brown areas appear on stored fruit and vegetables.  Pears do not store...

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Whitefly

Whitefly

Common sap sucking pests found around the garden on a wide range of plants...

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Winter moth

Winter moth

Fruit trees are commonly affected including apples and less severely pear trees,...

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Woolly Aphids

Woolly Aphids

A fluffy white, waxy substance will often develop on the bark and branches of...

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