Kieffer Improved Pear Tree

Delightful Fruit on Easy-to-Grow Tree

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Kieffer Improved Pear Tree

Delightful Fruit on Easy-to-Grow Tree

  • Large golden fruits blushed with crimson
  • Ripens in late September to early October
  • Resistant to fire blight
Delicious golden-yellow with a blush of crimson, these wonderful pears are as juicy and delicious as they are gorgeous! The large, long fruits ripen in late September-October and have a crisp texture which makes them great for baking and canning. Attractive tree tolerates hot climates and grows vigorously. Great resistance to fire blight. Zones 7-8.

Why buy a Deluxe package - Deluxe fruit trees include 2 oz. Quik-Cal Pelletized Calcium to enhance fruit quality, 12 oz. bag of Fruit Tree Food Starter Formula, easy-to-use tree ties, a premium tree guard to protect the trunk from gnawing pests, mowers and weed trimmers, and a copy of Backyard Horticulture for Fun and Profit—How to Make $10,000 in Your Spare Time.

NOTE: We are unable to ship our trees to PO Boxes at this time.

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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

Spring 2022 Shipping Schedule
ZONE Fruit Trees
1A-4A 3/28/22 - 6/3/22
4B 3/28/22 - 6/3/22
5A 3/14/22 - 6/3/22
5B 2/28/22 - 6/3/22
6A 2/28/22 - 6/3/22
6B 2/28/22 - 6/3/22
7A 2/7/22 - 6/3/22
7B 2/7/22 - 6/3/22
8A & B 2/7/22 - 5/13/22
9A & B 2/7/22 - 5/13/22
10A & B 2/7/22 - 5/13/22
Last Order Date 1A-6B: 5/30/22
7A-7B: 5/20/22
8A-10B: 5/9/22

Additional Shipping Notes:

The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.

Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.

Sorry, we cannot ship products to Hawaii, Alaska, APO/FPO or outside the contiguous United States. Please provide a street address as some products are unable to be delivered to Post Office boxes.

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Product Details

Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Pyrus communis 'Kieffer'
  • Height: 25 Feet
  • Spacing: Standard: 20 feet
  • Depth:Locate the planting depth indicator, the marked line above the tree's root system.
  • Spread:Standard: 25 feet
  • Light Required:Full Sun
  • Pollinator:Self-pollinating
  • Yield: Standard: 4-8 bushels at maturity.
  • Size: Standard 2-4 Ft
  • Blooms: Late Spring
  • Fruit: Large, golden-yellow fruit with a crimson blush.
  • Zone: 7-8
  • Form: Fruit Tree, Fruit, Pear, Standard Pear Tree
  • Flower Form: Showy, white, 1 1/2-inch blossoms.
  • Soil Requirements: Loamy Soil
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Pruning: Prune in late winter, early spring.
  • Foliage: Shiny green foliage.

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