Summercrisp Pear

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Summercrisp Pear (Pyrus communis) is a summertime delight, boasting crisp, juicy fruits with a hint of sweetness. This pear tree promises an early harvest of refreshing fruits, perfect for warm weather snacking. Its delicate blossoms in spring add a touch of serenity to gardens.

4-5′ Bareroot Grafted

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Environmental Requirements

Cold Tolerance: USDA Zone 4-8
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: 15-20′ tall, 10-15′ 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: July
Flower Color: White

Fruit Characteristics

Fruit Size: 2.5″
Fruit Flavor: Crisp, sweet
Fruit Color and Appearance Yellow-green with red blush
Harvest Time: August
Yield & Storage: Moderate, store for 1-2 months
Years to Bear: 4-6

Disease and Pest Susceptibility

Fire Blight: Moderately Resistant
Pear Scab: Resistant
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: United States
Nitrogen Fixing: No