Kieffer Pear Tree
Kieffer Pear Tree

Kieffer Pear Tree


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IntroductionHardy Pear Tree That Can Be Grown at HomeFirm, sweet, juicy fruitResistant to blightSelf-pollinatingLow chill hour requirementsCold hardy and heat tolerantDescriptionKieffer Pear trees are fast-growing fruit trees that produce a heavy crop of large, tasty fruit. Kieffer pears are sweet, crisp, and juicy. They are excellent for fresh eating, canning, preserves, and baking. These pretty pears are yellow with a red blush. Kieffer Pear trees are heat tolerant and cold hardy, adaptable, self-fertile, disease-resistant, and drought tolerant once established. This versatile fruit tree is easy to grow. The Kieffer Pear is a dependable tree that produces fruit from year one and reliably every year for many years to come. Key FeaturesEasy to grow. This pear tree is a great fruit tree for beginners. It is low maintenance and adapts to different soil and environmental conditions. Healthy fruit. Kieffer pears provide a healthy dose of vitamin C, antioxidants, and fiber. Tasty fruit. These pears have a mild, sweet flavor and a crisp, but juicy texture. Self-fertile. You only need one Kieffer Pear tree to grow plenty of fruit for you and your family and friends.Minimum chill hours. This tree only requires 350 – 400 chill hours. This means this tree can be grown in warmer climates. (Chill hours are hours that range between 32 and 45 degrees Fahrenheit)Grow delicious pears in your own backyard! This tree can grow almost anywhere within the continental United States! Order a Kieffer Pear tree for sale online today!How to CareThis pear tree is low maintenance and perfect for novice gardeners. Plant the Kieffer Pear tree in full sun for best results. This tree adapts to any well-drained soil. Newly planted pear trees should be watered thoroughly about twice weekly for the first 2 to 3 months. After establishing, these trees are drought-tolerant but should be watered during periods of drought in the growing season.The fruit is generally ready for harvest in September or October. Pick these pears when they are still firm and store them in a cool spot for a few weeks to ripen completely. Feed pear trees in spring with a slow-release fertilizer. Pruning should be performed when this tree is dormant. Cross-pollinate with another Kieffer, Bartlett, or Anjou for increased fruit production per tree. Landscape IdeasThis attractive tree can even be planted in your front yard. The gorgeous, white flowers and unique fruit add interest. Plant this tree as a functional focal! Why not enjoy the beauty of a flowering tree and the practicality of a fruit tree? Plant a small group of Kieffer pear trees for a great look AND increased pollination and fruit production!Browse our collection of Pear Trees