Scientific Name: Pyrus communis Form: Columnar, Oval - vertical
Common Name:European pear, common pearTexture:Medium
Family Name:RosaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):10 - 15m x 7 - 10m
Origin: Europe, South Asia / India Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Ovate, Serrulate
Flowers: Corymb, White, Pink, Apr- May
Fruit: Pome, Edible, (Accessory tissue), Green, Green-yellow, Yellow, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Full sun
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Dried flower or fruit, Shade tree, Specimen plant, Urban agriculture, Attract beneficial insects
Key ID Features:Leaves elliptic, ovate, serrated; bark is grey-brown/flat ridges at the top, red-brown branches. Winter ID: buds scaly, slightly tomentose, acute.