With over 7 varieties of pear trees for you to choose from, we have a little bit of everything!
The Kieffer Pear and Pineapple Pear can be grown across most of the United States. While the Carnes Pear and the Hood Pear prefer warmer southern climates. Check the chill hour requirements for your new pear tree before purchasing and planting.
Perhaps our favorite, the Asian pear cultivars are among the most crisp and delicious of all. They do not change texture when ripened and can be enjoyed directly off the tree! They are often called apple pears for their distinct crisp texture.
Pyrus communis pears are easy to grow and make an affordable solution to buying pears from the grocery store. One or two fruit trees will provide you with bushels of pears for years and years to come.
Some pear varieties are self pollinating, but if planted with more than one variety a better crop will be produced. Most pear varieties need another tree for cross pollination. These fruit trees will produce showy white flowers in the spring.
Pears can be eaten fresh off the tree, baked into cobblers or pies, or turned into jellies or preserves. There are endless opportunities. A true southern staple!