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Pyrus communis

Family: Rosaceae

Common names: COMMON PEAR, PEAR

Native to: East Asia, Europe, Northern Africa

Sentiments: affection, pear blossoms comfort


Type: tree

Form: erect

Leaves deciduous

Max height: 49 feet

Max width: 39 feet


white/off white




Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly

Plant features: deciduous

Edible: fruit

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

fall color

flowers in spring

Soil type: wide range

USDA Zones: zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -20 to +30 °F

Water: dry, moist