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Ayers Pear

Original price $37.00 - Original price $79.00
Original price
$47.00
$37.00 - $79.00
Current price $47.00

Discovered in 1880 as a chance seedling in Kansas. Known across the South as a sugar pear due to is incredible sweetness. The pear has a low, 300, chill hours making it great for southern climates. The skin is soft and juicy with a yellowish-bronze tint when ripe. Pears ripen from inside out so we recommend picking them early and ripening on the counter. Pear with its rootstock is resistant to fireblight.

USDA Zone: 4-9

Mature Height: OHxF 87 ~15-18' or 70% of Standard; Semi-dwarf

Sun: Full Sun

Ripening Time: August

Pollination: Partially self-fertile but will benefit from another pear tree in the area. 

Scientific Name: Pyrus communis 'Ayers'

OHxF 87 Rootstock Characteristics