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Honeysweet Pear Tree

Luscious Flavor, Self-Pollinating

Super-sweet "sugar-type" pear with a rich, spicy flavor and exceptional quality. One of the few that is self-pollinating—does not need another variety for good fruiting. Keeps well in storage; ripens late August. Zones 5-8.

Why buy a Standard Deluxe or Li'l Big Deluxe package - Deluxe fruit trees include 2 oz. Quik-Cal Pelletized Calcium, 12 oz. bag of Fruit Tree Food Starter Formula and a premium tree guard to protect the trunk for gnawing pests, weed trimmers and mowers. Li'l-BIG™ Deluxe fruit trees also include our innovative tree support, recommended for all Li'l-BIG trees.

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  • 65804
  • Standard 2-4 ft-1 tree
  • $29.99
  • 65808
  • Standard Deluxe-1 tree
  • $36.99
  • 72227
  • Semi-Dwarf 2-4 ft-1 tree
  • $38.99
  • 73993
  • Semi-Dwarf Deluxe-1 tree
  • $44.99
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  • Botanical Name: Pyrus 'Honeysweet'
  • Height: Standard - 15 - 25 feet. Semi-dwarf - 12 - 15 feet.
  • Spacing: Standard - 20 feet, Semi-dwarf - 10 - 12 feet.
  • Depth: Graft of bud union should be just above the soil line. Look for plant depth indicator.
  • Spread: Standard - 12 - 15 feet. Semi-dwarf - 10 - 12 feet.
  • Light Required: Full Sun
  • Pollinator: One of the few self pollinating pear trees.
  • Yield: Heavy yields.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Blooms: Early to Mid Season.
  • Fruit: Medium size brown-russet in color with a super sweet, complex and aromatic flavor.
  • Zone: 5 - 8.
  • Form: Deciduous. Upright.
  • Flower Form: White blossoms with some pink spotting.
  • Soil Requirements: Good, well-drained, deep soil that is reasonably fertile.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate. This pear tree stays smaller than most pear trees.
  • Comments: Introduced in 1977 from Purdue, this is a very high quality Seckel or sugar pear. No fruit thinning required and it does not have premature fruit drop. Good storage ability. Unable to ship to: AE, AK, GU, HI, PR.

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