Bradford pears are not native to the U.S. and have been widely planted in the Upstate for years. While the blossoms are pretty, they have a pungent odor and the trees often break during storms. Even worse, Bradford pear trees directly contribute to one of the worst invasive plant species in the Southeast – the callery pear. This program will give homeowners the option to remove Bradford pears and replace them with native trees.
Clemson area property owners are invited to exchange up to 5 Bradford Pear trees for an equal number of FREE, healthy, native, young replacement trees.
The Bradford Pear is:
Registration and tree reservation is recomended. See the website for full detials and a link to register for the event.
Saturday, February 29 at 9:00am to 1:00pm
Nettles Park 102 Nettles Park Road, Clemson, South Carolina 29670