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PlantFiles: Common Pear, European Pear
Pyrus communis 'Orient'

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Family: Rosaceae (ro-ZAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Pyrus (PY-russ) (Info)
Species: communis (KOM-yoo-nis) (Info)
Cultivar: Orient

2 vendors have this plant for sale.

Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Trees

Height:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Spacing:
15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Deciduous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By grafting

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive cavalrymedic On Jan 2, 2013, cavalrymedic from Newberry, FL (Zone 8b) wrote:

This pear tree has very good form. Does not grow straight up like other pears, but is evenly branched and branches are horizontal to the trunk. Grows more slowly than my hood pear. Leaves turn rusty red in the fall. My tree is five years old but has yet to flower even though it is supposed to be very low chill. Perhaps this year! The fruit is reported to be a hard pear that is sweet and suitable for canning but not out of hand eating. Has had no problems with disease and limited infestations of aphids that do no lasting harm.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Newberry, Florida
Barnwell, South Carolina
Huntsville, Texas



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