Conference Pear Tree Dropped Fruit Within 5 Days

Question From: Westfield, New Jersey, United States
Q: conference pear. good blossom well over 100buds developed on well leafed 5 yr old tree (in tight groups of 3 or 4) within 2 weeks had developed to tall slender pears then dropped within 4 or 5 days

A: Sudden fruit drop from your Conference pear may be the result of stress. Wild fluctuations in temperatures are a likely cause. Not much you can do about that. Best And Happy Yardening, Nancy