Pyrus communis &

Kieffer Pear

Pyrus communis 'Kieffer'

Regular price$47.19
  • We currently have 0 in stock.
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  • Guaranteed locally grown
  • Delivery ONLY to Metro Atlanta & Athens within 5-7 business days
  • Pickup in 3-5 business days from our Switchyard in Chamblee
           (Mon & Fri 3pm-6pm - 3708 N Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA)
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Planning to install this tree yourself? We recommend a size 15 Gallon or smaller for do it yourself installations. These small sizes do not require any offloading equipment!
Trees that are sized by height or caliper are delivered with a large root ball wrapped in burlap. They require heavy equipment to install. We recommend working with a contractor for installation! They can also provide the equipment necessary for offloading the tree upon delivery. We will coordinate delivery with you so that your contractor has equipment ready upon your trees arrival! OR check the box below for ServeScape to provide offloading equipment for an additional fee.

Kieffer Pear is a fast-growing deciduous tree primarily grown for its fruit but has wonderful red fall color.  White spring flowers come in before the foliage attracting butterflies The large musky-scented fruits have the classic pear shape has yellow skin that brightens as they ripen in late September Grows best in full sun and rich, moist well-drained soils.  Kieffer is a self pollinator that produces heavy and early, but sets fruit better with another cultivar.  It's also resistant to fire blight and drought tolerant.




12’ - 20’


10’ - 20'



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

4 - 9


Full Sun

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MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  High Maintenance. Needs regular watering.  Peaches have a lot of pest and disease issues and need regular spraying to ensure good crop.  Potential pests include tree borer, fruit moth, root nematodes, and aphids.   Late spring frosts can severely damage flower buds.  Fallen fruit can be messy if not harvested.

 LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWildlife GardenNaturalized AreasPonds and Streams, Edible Gardens, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: RosemaryStrawberry, Pomegranate 

IMAGE: Image: Photo by Gary Owens, Fall colorCC BY 2.0

* As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

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