Kieffer Pear

Pyrus communis x P. pyrifolia

  • Bears large golden yellow fruit
  • Crisp, juicy white flesh with musky aroma
  • Excellent for canning, baking, pear honey and preserves
  • Ripens mid-September to mid-October
  • Late season bloom time
  • Self-fertile, but plant two trees for better crop
  • Very hardy and tolerates hot climates
  • Grows to 15' to 30' tall, 12' to 20' spread
  • Zones 4 to 9

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Natural Root and Containerized Trees

Natural root (also called bare root) trees are shipped without soil around their roots. They are shipped when dormant in the spring and fall seasons. We dip the roots in a hydrating gel to keep them moist during shipping.

There are a number of advantages to natural root trees:

  • They are very affordable.
  • Their roots re-establish themselves well once they are planted in their permanent location.
  • They are easy to plant at the correct depth.

The Urban Horticulture Institute at Cornell University has an interesting article about the benefits of planting natural root trees. Look for the PDF entitled Creating the Urban Forest: The Bare Root Method

Potted (also called containerized) trees come in 4" containers.

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