Bartlett Pear

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Bartlett Pear (Pyrus communis) is a timeless favorite, cherished for its juicy, sweet pears and sturdy growth. This pear tree ensures a generous harvest, making it a staple in many gardens. Its spring blossoms add a touch of nostalgia and elegance.

4-5′ Bareroot Grafted

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 5-7
Soil pH: 6.0-6.5
Soil Type: Well-drained
Water Requirements: Moderate
Sunlight Requirements: Full sun
Drought Tolerance: Low
Heat Tolerance: Moderate
Chilling Hours: 800-1000

Size and Spacing

Plant Size: 18-20′ tall, 12-15′ wide
Plant Spacing: 15-20′
Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Rootstock: Pyrus calleryana

Pollination and Flowering

Pollination Requirements: Requires cross-pollination
Pollination Mechanisms: Insects (bees)
Bloom Time: August
Flower Color: White

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit Size: 3″
Fruit Flavor: Sweet, juicy
Fruit Color and Appearance Yellow-green
Harvest Time: September
Yield & Storage: High, store for 2-3 months
Years to Bear: 4-6

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Fire Blight: Susceptible
Pear Scab: Moderately Susceptible
Black Rot: Moderately Resistant
Armillaria Root Rot: Moderately Resistant
Pear Psylla: Moderately Susceptible
Codling Moth: Moderately Susceptible

Additional Plant Characteristics

Growth Habit: Upright, spreading
Foliage Color: Green
Fall Color: Yellow
Lifespan: 50-75 years

Additional Information

Toxicity: Non-toxic
Invasive Potential: Low
Native Range: Europe
Nitrogen Fixing: No