Golden Spice Pear
Golden Spice Pear

Golden Spice Pear

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Sweet preserves and late August fruit, the Golden Spice Pear Tree (Pyrus ussuriensis ‘Golden Spice’) features yellow fruit with a slight red blush where the sun is kissing the smooth skin. The sweet crisp flesh has a spicy flavor, making them fantastic for fresh eating, cooking, and baking as well as supreme jam and jelly!
Spring brings clouds of stunning white blossoms that the bees and butterflies adore! The glossy leaves look fantastic all summer before taking on a showy burgundy hue in the autumn! Highlighting the yellow fruit even more as it ripens! Ready to harvest and ripen off the tree in late August.
Golden Spice Pear Trees grow into oval mid-sized trees about 15-20 feet in height and a bit smaller in width. Hardy throughout USDA growing zones 3 to 7, Golden Spice is remarkably cold-hardy. Resistant to Fireblight, Golden Spice will have a large harvest of small fruit if you have a Ure Pear or other Pears in the Ussuriensis family of Pyrus planted nearby for pollination.
Planting and Application:Golden Spice is a lovely lawn tree with a mulch layer around its base, or as a small shade or accent flowering tree in both back and front yard sunny locations! Plant as a lovely edible ornamental specimen or in groupings to boost pollination and yield! Or try high-density planting techniques or groupings for backyard shade!
Pear Trees like Golden Spice are remarkably urban environment tolerant and can be pruned smaller to keep them easily in smaller yards and shorter for easier harvest! The shade provided by this hefty tree is perfect for planting over your seating areas and patio where you can best enjoy those gorgeous white blossoms, bask in the cooling shade, or have healthy snacks just an arm’s reach away!
Small Firm Yellow Fruit With Red Blush
Spicy Sweet Fruit For Fresh Eating, Preserves & Cooking
Glossy Green Foliage & Burgundy Fall Color
Drifts of Gorgeous White Blooms For Pollinators
Specimens, Focal Points, Groupings & Shade Trees
#ProPlantTips for Care:Pear trees need full sun, this variety is considered a mid-size tree. Provide at least 6 hours of sunlight per day, favoring the drying power of the morning sun. Plant in a well-enriched, organically enhanced site that has loamy, well-drained soil. A generous layer of mulch helps retain soil moisture as well as insulate the root system from heat and chill. Situated in an area that is protected from frost pockets and with good air circulation.
Provide ample water, deeply saturating the root ball, especially for your young tree while it becomes established, not allowing it to dry out between waterings. Once established, you can reduce your watering to moderate, yet consistent moisture during the heat of summer and when fruiting.
For best results, fertilize your tree regularly with Dr. Earth Fruit Tree Fertilizer or a good organic, slow-release fertilizer. Add Nature Hills Root Booster while planting for a life-long symbiotic relationship with the tiny feeder roots.
Keep it smaller for smaller yards with annual summer pruning. That way you’ll have no problem accommodating Golden Spice and its pollinators! Prune to keep an open canopy so that both sunlight and airflow reach the interior.
Full Sun For The Most Blooms & Fruit
Well-Drained Enriched, Mulched Soil
Regular Moisture Access
Prune When Dormant After Last Spring Frost
Resistant to Fireblight
Sweet & spiced, the gorgeous Golden Spice Pear Tree has four seasons of beauty in addition to the healthful harvest! Order yours today from Nature Hills Nursery!
Pear Tree Frequently Asked QuestionsHow long does it take for Golden Spice Pear Trees to bear fruit?Nature Hills Nursery sells fruit trees with mature root systems, and will often set fruit in their second or third years.
How Fast Do Golden Spice Pear Trees Grow?Pear trees are moderate growth rate plants and can add 12-18 inches and more per year in optimal conditions once they have been established.
Where do Golden Spice Pear Trees Grow Best?Pear trees grow best in well-drained, fertile soil in at least 6 hours of full sun per day or more.
Do You Need 2 Pear Trees to Produce Fruit?All Pyrus varieties have different requirements to set fruit. While a few varieties are self-fertile but will always have a larger harvest with a pollination partner. The Golden Spice is not self-fruiting and needs a pollinating partner.
When Should Golden Spice Pear Trees Be Planted?Bareroot Pear trees are best planted in the spring but container-grown Pear trees can be successfully transplanted all throughout the growing season as long as the ground isn’t frozen and they are carefully watered as needed. Check for the first and last frost dates for your area with your local County Extension Office.
What shipping options do you offer?NatureHills.com works closely with our growers and nursery professionals to ensure we ship when it is most appropriate for your area. Our goal is to deliver the hardiest plants by avoiding extreme high and low temperatures. Check out our shipping schedule for more information and to learn our wills and won’ts when it comes to shipping plants. Find your Golden Spice Pear Tree for sale here at NatureHills.com!