How to grow Pear tree

Pear tree growing tree of the genus Pyrus also known as Pear, Pear tree perennial deciduous plant, grow in temperate and cold mediterranean or subtropical climate and grow in hardiness zone 4-10.

Leaves green light to dark in oval shape.

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

Pear tree flower

Fruit shape mostly pear shape but some of them have round shape, size of the fruit can be 3-16 cm, color of the fruit mostly yellow or white, the peel can be green, yellow, brown or red sometimes more than one color

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Requirements for Pear tree growing and care:

Chilling hours or cool winter (depend on the cultivars), if the tree attack in the beginning of the 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?

Is it necessary to graft?

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 or 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 Pear tree 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:


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