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

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

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Category:
Edible Fruits and Nuts
Trees

Height:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
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:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring

Foliage:
Grown for 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:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
By grafting
By budding

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Jan 17, 2006, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

Resists fireblight. Large fruit, use fresh or for canning. Productive, spur-type tree. Mid-season harvest. 700 hours. Pollenizer required, good pollenizer for other pears.

Regional...

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

Oskaloosa, Iowa
Barbourville, Kentucky
Coushatta, Louisiana
Cole Camp, Missouri
Winston Salem, North Carolina
Bend, Oregon
Knoxville, Tennessee
Elma, Washington



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