Pear Trees (Fruiting Pear Tree Varieties and types) are easy to grow and provide a delicious fruit for eating fresh.
Growing your own Pears is a great way of providing fresh fruit being available.
Pear trees are easy to grow and once established crop heavily.
Where to plant pear trees
Pear trees are long lived and easy to grow. The old saying goes 'plant pears for your heirs', they are hardy and will last.
Pear tree with fruit
The choice of where to plant a pear tree is simple.
For the home gardener pear varieties to consider are
Beurre Hardy, Doyenne du Comice and Corella are also suitable for the home orchard, and available for sale in Australia.
When do pear trees fruit
Pear trees will fruit from late summer to autumn, depending on the season and variety. They are best picked a few weeks before ripening, they will keep in a cool dark well ventilated cupboard and can be ripened as required.
Pear trees not fruiting
The first thing to take into account is that pear trees can take a few years to settle in and produce fruit, 3-5 years in general. Other reasons for not fruit on your pear tree include.
Pear Trees are available for sale online from the following growers and nurseries