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Pyrus communis x pyrifolia 'Pineapple'

Pineapple Pear

  • »  A cross between the asian pear and the common pear
  • »  Fruit makes for an excellent baking pear
  • »  Heavy producer
  • »  Large, colorful, sweet tasting Pears starting in August
  • »  Fruit is outstanding fresh, canned or preserved
  • »  Dependable and consistent
  • »  Some say the fruit has a tangy pineapple flavor
  • »  Self-fertile but best pollinated with another Pear variety close by in the garden

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You'll wonder where this heirloom Pear has been all your life once you taste its juicy, pineapple-like flavor when it matures in August! Great taste and plenty of it with big, red blushed yellow Pears that are perfect for canning and preserves too.

Attributes
Edible
Foliage Color
Green
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Songbirds
Supports Bees
Flower Color
White
Exposure
Full Sun
Habit
Upright
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Moist, Well-Drained
Growing & Maintenance Tips for Pyrus communis x pyrifolia ''Pineapple''

Thrives in full sun. Feed yearly with an organic fertilizer. Prune in winter for damage and to promote good airflow for fruit.

Great Companions for Pineapple Pear