Can Pear tree be saved?


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Hi, I just moved into a new house, wondering if I can save this poor pear tree and if anyone can tell me what diseases it has? Thank you in advance!
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Thank you for your reply! It doesn't ooze anything. I think it's about 15 years old and prob neglected. I've attached a pic of the whole tree, seems like it needs a major pruning but not sure when and how to do this?
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I would only prune it a bit every winter don't cut off the big branches if they're healthy, it will stimulate new growth. You could Google it at rhs org. uk
Someone else might come along with any other suggestions.
 
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Good morning @Kerrie , and welcome to the forum (to be sure, to be sure) ;)

This poor old tree is suffering a disease I know a fair bit about - it`s called old age (y) You are quite right about the major pruning in my opinion, and I found a good link to help with that here https://www.gardenfocused.co.uk/fruitarticles/pears/prune.php
Do you have squirrels in your garden? The tree shows a lot of lichen - which is no problem, but it all looks pretty sound to me.
I can see a few good fruiting spurs on there, and as the tree is approaching the dormant period - from November through to spring it is a very good time to get those secateurs sharpened up.
 
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Thank you for your quick responses and for the warm welcome. No squirrels in garden. I'll take a look at the link and get pruning
 
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Don`t forget to show us the tree when you`ve finished - and may you be blessed with many pears :giggle: I think I might hang on a bit though until the leaves all drop :unsure:
 
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