Pyrus communis &
Pyrus communis &
Pyrus communis &

Moonglow Pear

Pyrus communis 'Moonglow'

Regular price$46.97
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  • Pickup in 3-5 business days from our Switchyard in Chamblee
           (Mon & Fri 3pm-6pm - 3708 N Peachtree Rd, Atlanta, GA)

Moonglow Pear is a fast-growing deciduous tree with an upright habit and attractive spring flower display but primarily grown for its crop of large late summer fruit.  Clusters of fragrant of creamy white flowers in mid spring attract butterflies The large aromatic yellow fruits have a bold blush with soft juicy flesh with a sweet mild flavor.  Grows best in full sun and rich, moist well-drained soils. Orient has improved resistance to fire blight, needs a cross-pollinator, and has a chill requirement of 700 hours.




8’ - 20’


6’ - 12'



USDA Hardiness Zone: 

5 - 8


Full Sun

Bloom Color: 


Season of Interest: 

Spring, Summer, Fall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  High Maintenance. Needs regular watering.  Pears are particularly prone to fire blight, especially after wet and warm springs.  Other issues include canker, powdery mildew, scab, and anthracnose.  Possible pests include pear psylla, coddling moth and borers.  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: ThymeBee Balm, Corsican Mint 

IMAGES: Ruben Holthuijsen, Pears, (2) anonymous, Peras en árbol JMMCC BY-SA 2.5, (3) Jean, Moonglow Pear

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

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