Kieffer 'Improved' (fruiting) Pear

Regular price $25.00 Sale

Pyrus communis 'Kieffer'

Produces Medium to Large pear.                  

Good for canning and preserves. Very firm fruit.     Harvest Mid-September - Mid-October  

Resistant to Fire Blight          
Requires Pollination with another European Pear (like the Bartlett) or another Kieffer. The Kieffer pear will pollinate a Moonglow pear but a Moonglow pear will not pollinate a Kieffer pear.
                                                                                                                               Tolerates Drought & Flooding (once established)      * Deer May Browse *
Photo courtesy of: Bottoms Nursery in Concord, GA
Ornamental Characteristics
Category Fruits Tree (hybrid)
Foliage Type Deciduous
Height 20' - 30'
Spread 20' - 30'
Shape Upright & Oval form
Primary Foliage Color Glossy Green (ovate shaped leaves)
Seasonal Foliage Color Golden Bronze before Shedding leaves in Autumn
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color White
Fruit Large Sized
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Fast
Sun Preferences Full Sun
Water Preferences Average:Prepare planting area for adequate drainage. Poor drainage results in root rot. 
Cold Hardiness Zone 4 - 9