Dr. Deer Pear

This item will be released January 1, 2021.

Pyrus communis ‘Dr Deer’
Available January 1st, 2021
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6-7' $85 6-7'
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A very special selection that will be of great interest for wildlife food plots due to its later-than-typical fruiting. Discovered and trialed by Dr. James Kroll (aka “Dr. Deer”) from Stephen F. Austin State University it is invaluable for providing late fall fruit when little else is available. Large clusters of small fruit characterize this selection. Self-fertile but increased fruit set is likely with the presence of another pear cultivar nearby, and can be combined with our other earlier-fruiting selections to have a long season of fruit availability.
Common Name Dr. Deer Pear
Scientific Name Pyrus communis ‘Dr Deer’
Wildlife Value Browse Plants, Fruit
Fruiting Requirements Not reliably self-fertile, at least one other pear cultivar recommended
Fruiting Time October - November
Size 5G
Height 6-7'

Zones

Vegetation Zone 5-9 Green
USA Zone 5 - 9
Exposure Full Sun to half-day sun
Drought Tolerance Once Established High

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