The Orient Pear is a hardy tree that grows rapidly. It is disease resistant, bears heavy and can tolerate a wide range of climates with a hardiness zone 4-9. Excellent for canning and eating fresh as well as for attracting wildlife such as deer, turkeys and songbirds. Orient pears produce late Summer/early Fall and will mature around 10'-20’ in height and prefers full sun. Tolerates wide range of soils, but prefers slightly acidic, deep, heavy well drained but moist soil type.
Soil Sample Service
Determining which trees best match your soil type is a crucial step in successful plot growth. To assure the best pairing, Waters Agricultural Laboratories offers a simple way to test soil acidity levels.