Pear trees are not only fruit bearing trees, but pears are outstanding flowering trees for early blooming spring garden landscapes. Pear trees can begin bearing fruit when the tree reaches 6 ft. in height in some cultivars, and some pears have a soft pulp, but others are firm with sandy-like grains randomly growing inside, with a pulp that is highly favored for making pear pie and pear preserves. Pears seem to be better tasting when picked off the tree and ripened inside the kitchen for eating later. Call Aaron's farm pear tree nursery for the best information on how to plant your pear tree or to answer any pear pollinating questions that you might have.
Orient Pear Tree
Columbus Red Pear
Hood Pear Trees
A great variety that ripens in August is the Orient Pear Tree. It's resistant to blight and good for mild-winter areas. Great varieties for pollination would be Kieffer, or Moonglow.
From USDA Zones 7-10 you can find the Columbus Red Pear growing, thriving, and producing. Aaron's Farm has them in stock from 2 feet to 10 feet tall, and we ship them all over the continental United States.
This large, smooth, yellow-green pear is great for USDA Zones 7-9, the Hood Pear. It ripens mid to late July and is extremely resistant to fire blight.
Here in Georgia we are fond of pear trees from every size and variety, as most everyone can relate to them, due to the fact they most likely had one in their backyard growing up. It's one of the most common fruit trees found in North America and the continental United States. We have many different varieties here at Aaron's Farm, and they range from USDA Zones 4-10 for survival.