Kieffer Pear

General Information

The Kieffer Pear produces large pears with greenish yellow skin. The flesh is white and has a crisp, juicy texture.   Pears should not be allowed to ripen on the tree. They will ripen more easily in storage. The fruits ripen early to mid fall. Kieffer Pear is self-fertile, but will  yield better crops with two trees. Spring flowers are pink to white. Wonderful choice for climates with mild winters. Use for eating fresh, baking, canning or preserves.  Excellent for your home orchard.

Additional Information

Pyrus communis ‘Kieffer’ grows best in Full Sun. It will grow 15-20′ tall with a spread of 15-20′. Plant in zones 4 to 9. Heat and humidty tolerant. Very hardy pear.  Attracts bees to the garden!

Care & Shipping Notes

Plant in average, well drained soil. Will tolerate clay and sandy soil. No serious insect or disease problems. Fireblight may cause damage. Caterpillars, leaf roller, aphids, scale, dieback, blister mites, scab and powdery mildew may be problems. Pear require little pruning. NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN THESE US STATES AND TERRITORIES: AK, HI, GM, PR, VI. Also, WE NO LONGER SHIP TO CALIFORNIA due to Department of Ag restrictions on live plants.

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Mature Width 15 to 20 Feet
Mature Height 15 to 20 Feet
Light Full Sun
Planting Zone 4 to 9

Planting Zone Map

US Planting Zones


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