Pyrus communis 'Kieffer' ~ Kieffer Pear – Dunwoody Ace Hardware

Pyrus communis 'Kieffer' ~ Kieffer Pear

Pyrus communis 'Kieffer' ~ Kieffer Pear

Pyrus communis 'Kieffer'

Kieffer Pear

Regular price $48.86

Product Type : Tree

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The Kieffer pear is a popular variety of pear tree that is known for its hardiness and versatility. Here's everything you need to know about Kieffer pears:

  1. Appearance: Kieffer pears are medium to large in size and have a round, slightly bell-shaped appearance. The skin is thick and rough, with a greenish-yellow color that may have a reddish blush.

  2. Taste and Texture: Kieffer pears are not typically eaten fresh as they have a coarse and grainy texture. However, they are excellent for cooking, canning, and baking. When cooked, they become tender and develop a sweet and tangy flavor.

  3. Harvesting: Kieffer pears are usually harvested in late summer or early fall, depending on the region. It's important to pick them when they are still firm and slightly green, as they will continue to ripen off the tree.

Type: 

Tree

Height: 

12’ - 20’

Spread: 

10’ - 20'

Spacing: 

15’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

4 - 9

Culture: 

Full Sun

Bloom Color: 

White

Season of Interest: 

SpringFall

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  High Maintenance. Needs regular watering.  Peaches have a lot of pest and disease issues and need regular spraying to ensure good crop.  Potential pests include tree borer, fruit moth, root nematodes, and aphids.   Late spring frosts can severely damage flower buds.  Fallen fruit can be messy if not harvested.

 LANDSCAPE USES:  Accents or Group Plantings, BordersWildlife GardenNaturalized AreasPonds and Streams, Edible Gardens, and Containers.

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IMAGE: Image: Photo by Gary Owens, Fall colorCC BY 2.0

* As plants have ranges in appearance they may not appear as the images shown.

At Dunwoody Ace Hardware, our mission is to bring you the best plants available, right to your doorstep.  If for any reason, any plant is not up to your satisfaction at the time of delivery*, you can contact us for a replacement plant at no extra charge**, or a refund*** for the item. 

After the plants are delivered, Dunwoody Ace Hardware no longer has any ability to care for the plants, therefore we cannot be held responsible for what happens after plants are delivered. If you wish to refund your plant days after delivery, you may return the plant to our location:

1316 Dunwoody Village Pkwy, Dunwoody GA 30338

That being said, we want you to have success and enjoy your landscape!  We offer design consulting services, and have a vast network of landscape professionals we can recommend to help you attain your goals.

 

*A customer has 24 hours after the time Ace Hardware drops off the plants to inspect and accept or reject any items in the order. If you wish to refund your plant days after delivery, you may return the plant to our location: 1316 Dunwoody Village Pkwy, Dunwoody GA 30338.

 

**After the initial 24 hours, there is a $20 delivery fee. Replacement plants will be delivered within 30 days. Dunwoody Ace Hardware reserves the right to refund an item if a replacement cannot be delivered.

Submit your refund/replacement request here: Submit Form

 

***Refund charge will occur within 48 hours.  

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