Common Pear, Domestic Pear Pyrus communis

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Botanical Name:

Pyrus communis

Family:

Rosaceae

Genus:

Pyrus

Species:

communis

Common Name:

Common Pear, Domestic Pear

Seeds Per Pound:
11,998
Quantity:
13.5 lb
Average Viable Seeds/Packet:
23
Germination:
91%
Germination Test Type:
cut
Purity:
99%
Height:
30-40 feet
Collection Locale:
Ukraine
Crop Year:
2020
Minimum Hardiness Zone:
5
In Stock: 13.5 lb
Prices
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
$19.95
1 lb
$139.50
1 kg
$278.00
10 lb
$1,227.60
Growing Info, follow in order:
Scarification: Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours. Soak in water, let stand in water for 24 hours.
Stratification: cold stratify for 90 days.
Germination: sow seed 3/8" deep, tamp the soil, mulch the seed bed.
In a Nutshell:
* The European Pear Pyrus communis is a species of pear native to central and eastern Europe and southwest Asia . The European Pear is one of the most important fruits of temperate regions, being the species from which most orchard pear cultivars grown in Europe, North America and Australia are developed. Two other species of pear, the Nashi Pear , Pyrus pyrifolia , and the Chinese white pear bai li , Pyrus × bretschneideri , are more widely used in eastern Asia . more...
* This tree is native to the Caucasus region where it is nearly threatened by habitat loss and cutting for firewood.
* For best and most consistent quality, European pears are picked when the fruit matures, but before they are ripe. more...
* It is an ancester of many modern pear varieties.
* Fermented pear juice is called perry. In Britain, the place name "Perry" can indicate the historical presence of pear trees. more...
* The young plants have many prickles and serrated edged leaves.

The leaves become smooth with age and prickles less evident.
* The fruits are 1.5 to 3 centimeters in diameter and

are somewhat sweet yet sour, bitter and astringent. They are sometimes used in the production of schnapps.
The European Pear , Pyrus communis , is a species of pear native to central and eastern Europe and southwest Asia . The European Pear is one of the most important fruits of temperate regions, being the species from which most orchard pear cultivars grown in Europe, North America and Australia have been developed. Two other species of pear, the Nashi Pear , Pyrus pyrifolia , and the Chinese white pear bai li , Pyrus × bretschneideri , are more widely grown in eastern Asia .
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Physical Characteristics  Pyrus communis is a deciduous Tree growing to 13 m (42ft 8in). It is hardy to zone 4 and is not frost tender. It is in flower from Apr to May, and the seeds ripen from Oct to December. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils, requires well-drained soil and can grow in heavy clay soil.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils..It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade.It requires moist soil and can tolerate drought.It can tolerate atmospheric pollution.
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[ edit ] Description Pyrus pyraster is a deciduous plant reaching 3–4 metres (9.8–13 ft) in height as medium sized shrub and 15–20 metres (49–66 ft) as a tree. [ 2 ] Unlike the cultivated form the branches have thorns. [ 2 ] The leaves are ovate with serrated margins. The flowers have white petals. The stamens are equal to the length of styles . [ 2 ] The flowering period extends from April through May. [ 2 ] The fruits reach 1–4 centimetres (0.39–1.6 in) in diameter. [ 2 ] and ripens in late Summer to early Autumn.They are quite hard and astringent, but they have a sweet taste and are edible when they are really ripe and fall from the tree. [ 2 ] The seeds ripen in September.
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Physical Characteristics  Pyrus pyraster is a deciduous Tree growing to 7 m (23ft) by 5.5 m (18ft). It is hardy to zone 6. The seeds ripen in September. The flowers are hermaphrodite (have both male and female organs) and are pollinated by Insects. The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils, requires well-drained soil and can grow in heavy clay soil.The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils..It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade.It requires moist soil and can tolerate drought.It can tolerate atmospheric pollution.
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Usda description:
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