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Pyrus communis - Common Pear

Also known as the common pear, Pyrus communis is a large, deciduous tree with a columnar growing habit. Its branches can occasionally be thorny and have alternate, glossy green leaves which arrive light green in spring and change to a golden yellow in autumn.

Clusters of white flowers bloom in spring and are followed by the fruit of the tree. In autumn, fruits grow on long stalks and ripen to a golden yellow. They have a sweet, grainy texture.

Best grown in full sun with free draining soil.

Plant Profile

Name: Pyrus communis

Common Name: Common Pear

Family: Rosaceae

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