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Why do Bradford Pear trees stink when in bloom?

The Bradford Pear tree is a beautiful tree, both in the Spring and the Fall with its vibrant colors. I noticed that when it blooms in the Spring, it has an odor that is not pleasant. Why does it stink when it blooms? Thank you for answering.

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Best Answer Jean DAndrea (Snakesmum) says

7 months ago
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    Faith Reaper 7 months ago

    Hello Jean, Oh, well, that makes sense and it does attract a certain insect, you I'm assuming they are the cause of the smell. The trees are so beautiful and usually planted in at least three together or more.