Pear, Keiffer


Pyrus communis x Pyrus pyrifolia ‘Kieffer’

Kieffers are a cross between an Asian and European pear. They produce a large, golden yellow fruit with some crimson blush. The flesh is white, crisp, and coarse. Preserves very well, and is great for canning and baking. It requires low chill hours (about 350-400). It is cold hardy, as well as heat and drought resistant. It is resistant to Fireblight.

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Height: 20 ft.
Width: 20 ft.
Growth rate: Fast
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil: Prefers well-drained sandy loam, but does well in other soil types too. Can tolerate flooding
pH: Prefers slightly acidic soil
Harvest time: September-October
Years to bear: 4-6
Pollinator: Self-fertile, but will produce more with a companion



3 Gallon, 5 Gallon