Birch-leaved Pear Pyrus betulifolia

Detailed Listing For
Botanical Name:

Pyrus betulifolia

Family:

Rosaceae

Genus:

Pyrus

Species:

betulifolia

Common Name:

Birch-leaved Pear

Seeds Per Pound:
23,460
Quantity:
0.38 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
25
Germination:
98%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
30 feet
Collection Locale:
Italy
Crop Year:
2020
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 0.38 lb
Prices
  • Pyrus betulifolia

Items are priced on a curve, you can buy any 'bulk quantity' up to what we have in stock, some examples are:
1 packet
$5.95
10 g
$14.50
1 oz
$23.95
Characteristics
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 60 days.
Germination: sow seed 1/16" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* This species produces a very strong root system, preferred as a rootstock by many growers of edible pear trees.
* It has also proven to produce the maximum number of pounds of fruit for domestic pear production.
* White flowers to 5/8", 1/2" fruit, brown and dotted, native to northern China.
* Don't be alarmed....The juvenile leaves are lobed and look very much like Hawthorn leaves!