Pear - Hood

Pyrus communis

Pear Hood By Forest and Kim Starr [CC BY 2.0] (Photo Credits)

Large, golden yellow fruit with a creamy white flesh. Great for fresh eating as the flesh is crisp and sweet. Vigorous tree, resistant to blight. Subtropical variety Chill 350 hours.


Specifications of Pear - Hood

Preferred Climate Subtropical, Warm TemperateLearn About Climate Zones

Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods

Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m

Plants required to Pollinate 2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)Learn about Pollination

Can it Handle Frosts? Yes

Amount of leaves in Winter? No Leaves (Deciduous)

Quarantine Restrictions to these Areas WA

Water Requirements Moderate Watering

Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years

Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)

Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage

Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)

Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March


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Pear - Hood Reviews & Tips

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★★★ 12y ago

Mooloolaba, QLD, Australia

Has just arrived so will be planting on weekend.  Is going well.  Very wet when we planted it out but am anticipating it taking off when the weather improves a little.No flowers yet.

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