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Melania

Lovely

   
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Robin Nuttall

Please never plant Bradford Pear. They are invasive and are crowding out native species. This notice is from the Missouri Department of Conservation, but should be true for all parts of the country. I wish nurseries would quit selling them. They're awful.

https://mdc.mo.gov/newsroom/mdc-asks-public-not-plant-invasive-bradford-pear-trees

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dreamdoctor

I was just guessing the species not recommending them - I like them as much as Crown Vetch - not at all. They are a developer's tree - nice shape - short lived. I didn't know they were invasive - maybe they would crowd out Russian olives and Honeysuckle? I will keep pulling them up when I hike just to be sure; so sad to diversity wiped out by good intentions/greed and unthinking behavior.

   

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