Belonging to the Pyrus genus, European pear has a botanical name of Pyrus communis. A type of edible fruit, it mainly grows as a deciduous plant - which means that it sheds leaves annually. Normally grows with a tree habit. This plant tends to bloom in mid spring, followed by first harvests in mid summer.
European pear needs a moderate amount of maintenance, so some level of previous experience comes in handy when growing this plant. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests.
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pears must be picked when full sized but unripe and ripened indoors
These plants have been known to grow well alongside European pear so consider planting:
These plants will not grow well with European pear so avoid planting these within close proximity:
These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect European pear plants:
Pyrus communis L.