Kieffer Pear - Pyrus communis, is a firm juicy and crisp pear that can handle both drought, flooding and is resistant to Fire Blight! Cold hardy and tolerant to hot climates. Kieffer Pears are an easy choice for new growers. Kieffers are best known for their use in jams and preserves. Kieffer are self fertile, you will get fruit with just one plant. To increase crop size add additional Kieffer Pears trees.
This Kieffer Pear Tree comes in a 1 or 2 Gallon pot
Size: Can reach size from 12' - 20'ft in height
Light: Full sun
Hardiness zone: 4a - 9a View Map
Characteristics: Harvest September - October. Only requires 350-400 chill hours *(Chill hours are hours that range between 32 and 45 degrees Fahrenheit)*
Growth Rate: Fast
Soil, Water, Fertilize: Can handle occasional standing water, prefers well draining soil with a pH of 6.0. Sensitive to salt
*Plants cannot be shipped to Alaska or Hawaii.
*Plants ship dormant in winter months.
*Pictures shown are of mature plants and not what you will receive.