While on our way to Eureka Springs the other day we went past a tree farm. There were rows upon rows of young Bradford Pear trees in bloom. My wife and I looked at each other and I turned around and we both got down into that field where the trees were and took several shots. Although I wasn't real pleased with the results I do like the mass of trees.
Bradford Pears did not fair well in our recent ice storm. They grow in a vase like shape wherein all the main branches kind of radiate from the center. The wood is weak and they are prone to giving way in any ice or wind conditions. They do bloom first every year which makes them popular. It will be interesting to see if people plant them in numbers like they used to since they have spent so much time hauling them off.
Hope everyone has a good Tuesday.