Hood Pear Tree

A European Pear for the South

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Hood Pear Tree

A European Pear for the South

  • Requires less than 200 chill hours
  • Large, yellow-green fruits
  • High resistance to fire blight
Excellent choice for warm zones.  Highly resistant to fire blight, and moderate resistance to leaf spot.  Buttery textured flesh, has a sweet mild, pear flavor.  Tree is upright and spreading.  Large fruit size with smooth, yellow/green skin.  Cold hardy zone 6.  (Less than 200 winter chill hours required).  Harvest mid to late July.  Can be allowed to ripen on tree.
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Product Details

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Hood'
  • Height: 12-15 feet
  • Spacing: 12 feet
  • Depth:Locate the planting depth indicator, the marked line above the tree's root system. The graft should be about 2 inches above the soil surface.
  • Spread:10-12 feet
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Pollinator:Another European pear is required for pollination.
  • Yield: Average
  • Color: White
  • Size: Semi-Dwarf 2-4 Ft
  • Blooms: Early Spring, Mid Spring
  • Fruit: Buttery textured flesh, has a sweet, mild, pear flavor. Large fruit size with smooth, yellow/green skin. 
  • Zone: 6-10
  • Form: Fruit Tree, Fruit, Pear, Semi-Dwarf Pear Tree
  • Soil Requirements: Loamy Soil
  • Pruning: Remove broken, dead, and diseased branches at any time during the growing season to maintain the health of the tree.

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