Kieffer Pear

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Of hybrid origin, Kieffer Pear has harder fruits than Bartlett but the deer happily consume them with no problem. This selection is more resistant to fire blight and therefore a better choice over the earlier- fruiting Bartlett Pear in areas that experience warm, wet spring weather, especially in humid areas along the gulf coast where the disease can be an issue. Self-fertile but enjoy an even more reliable pollination/fruit set by planting another pear selection nearby, such as the later-fruiting Dr. Deer Pear that we offer for an extended season of sweet deer treats.

Pyrus communis ‘Kieffer’
Shipped in a 5-gallon rooted container. They're not bare-roots or seedlings.

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Of hybrid origin, Kieffer Pear has harder fruits than Bartlett, but the deer happily consume them with no problem. This selection is more resistant to fire blight and therefore a better choice over the earlier- fruiting Bartlett Pear in areas that experience warm, wet spring weather, especially in humid areas along the gulf coast where the disease can be an issue. Self-fertile but enjoy an even more reliable pollination/fruit set by planting another pear selection nearby, such as the later-fruiting Dr. Deer Pear that we offer for an extended season of sweet deer treats.

To increase each plant's success rate, our plants are shipped in fully-rooted 5-gallon containers rather than bare-root or seedling. You don't have to plant them right away, but can instead wait for the ideal day.
Common Name Kieffer Pear
Scientific Name Pyrus communis ‘Kieffer’
Wildlife Value Browse Plants, Fruit
Fruiting Requirements Not reliably self-fertile, at least one other pear cultivar recommended
Fruiting Time September - October
Size 5 Gallon Rooted Container
Height 5-7'

Zones

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

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5-7', 5 Gallon Rooted Container

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