How to grow Asian pear tree

Asian pear tree growing tree of the genus Pyrus also known as Chinese pear or Pyrus pyrifolia, Asian pear tree perennial deciduous plant, grow in temperate and cold mediterranean or subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 5-10

Flower color white, the flowers grow in clusters connected to small stems

Asian pear fruits

Fruit shape mostly round shape but some of them have round shape, size of the fruit can be 5-12 cm, and color of the fruit mostly yellow or white, peel can be yellow or brown with dots or sponge.

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Requirements for Asian pear tree growing and care:

Chilling hours or cool winter (depend on the cultivars), if the tree attack in the beginning of winter need to collect all the leaves and the fruit from the ground, cut all the infected branches

What is the best way to start growing Asian pear:

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very sensitive to pests and disease

Planting season:
Winter, Spring, summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, Borer, mite

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Very sensitive to pests and disease

Size of the plant?
3-15 m, 10-45 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?

General information about the flower
White flowers in the size 1-2.5 cm

Pollination is done by:

Edible Fruit

Fruit harvest season:
Summer / Autumn

Fruits pests or diseases:
Birds, fruit fly

What can be done with big quantities of Asian pear fruit?
Eaten raw, baked, cake, juice and more

Work requirements on the fruit:
Cover the tree with net or protect the fruit against fruit fly

How long does it take to bear fruit?
3-4 years

Scientific name:

Pyrus pyrifolia

Blooming Seasons

Edible Parts

Culinary Uses

Flower Colors


Harvest season

Plant growing speed

Plant life-form

Plant uses

Planting season

Plants sun exposure

Watering plants

Hardiness zone