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Keiffer Hard Pear Tree

100% Shipped in Pot, Just like buying in person.

The Keiffer Hard Pear Tree is robust and fruitful, offering crisp, versatile pears. Order online now for home-grown, delectable pears.


Cold Hardy 0-5°
Growing Zone 7A - 8B
Pollinator Any Other Late Blooming Pear Tree
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Product Description

Keiffer Hard Pear Tree: Harvest Robust Flavors

About the Fruit

The Keiffer Hard Pear is a treasured variety known for its crisp texture and vibrant taste. This hardy pear is perfect for canning, baking, or consuming fresh off the tree. With a golden-green hue, its flesh is firm and less grainy than other pears, packed with a juicy sweetness that’s complemented by a hint of spice. The Keiffer pear provides a delightful eating experience and is a versatile addition to any kitchen.

What to Know About the Tree

The Keiffer Hard Pear Tree is a hardy deciduous that stands out in any landscape. This robust tree grows to a mature height of 15-30 feet, flaunting a rounded canopy of lush foliage. Its white blossoms in spring are a sight to behold, adding a fragrant, ornamental value to your garden. The Keiffer pear tree is known for its excellent disease resistance and adaptability to a variety of soils, making it a resilient choice for pear enthusiasts.

Harvest Season

Anticipation peaks in the late summer to early fall as the Keiffer Hard Pear reaches its harvest time. The tree becomes a bountiful source, with branches laden with pears that are ideal for pickling, preserves, or enjoying in their natural state. The Keiffer’s extended picking season ensures you can savor the fresh, homegrown taste over several weeks.

Enhancing Your Fruitscape™

Imagine a fruitscape™ that not only tantalizes the taste buds but also enchants the eye. The Keiffer Hard Pear Tree is a stately addition to any edible landscape. Its spring blossoms, summer greens, and bountiful fall harvest bring year-round interest and a harvest that’s as pleasing to the palette as it is to the eye. Perfect as a focal point or integrated into an existing fruitscape™, this pear tree is a testament to the beauty and abundance that can thrive in your own backyard.

At Just Fruits and Exotics, we guarantee your Keiffer Hard Pear Tree will arrive 100% shipped in pot, ensuring a seamless transition from our family to yours. Our superior packaging and easy shipping promise a hassle-free experience. Trust us, a nationally renowned and family-owned online nursery, to provide that trusted, local-friendly vibe, making your online purchase as personal and satisfying as if you were visiting us in person. Let the Keiffer Hard Pear Tree be the next addition to your fruitscape™, and enjoy the excellence and expertise that only Just Fruits and Exotics can offer.

Cold Hardy0-5°
Container PlantNo
GraftedYes, on callery pear 'prunus calleryana' (We find this to be best for fire blight resistance)
Growing Zone7A, 7B, 8A, 8B
Mature Height18-20 FT
Mature Width12-15FT
PollinatorAny Other Late Blooming Pear Tree
SunlightFull Sun
Planting & Care

Recommended Fertilizers

Starter Fertilizer: Kickstart with Espoma Organic Bio-tone® Starter Plus. This potent blend boosts root mass and aids in mitigating transplant shock, ensuring your plants thrive in their new home.

Maintenance Fertilizer: For continued growth and fruit production, we recommend Espoma Organic Tree-tone Fertilizer. Designed specifically for fruit trees, this balanced formula nourishes your plants, promoting vibrant growth and bountiful harvests.

Fruitscaping™ with Pear Trees

Dive into the world of Fruitscaping™ with our versatile selection of Pear Trees. Whether you’re looking for the crisp, refreshing flavors of Asian varieties, the traditional juicy delight of Soft pear types, or the firm and tantalizing Hard pear species, we have something to satisfy every palate.

Pear trees are reliable performers that bring beauty, flavor, and a touch of elegance to any garden. Perfectly suited for organic gardening, pear trees are resilient to pests and diseases and require little maintenance, promising bountiful harvests with minimal effort.

These trees appreciate well-drained, loamy soil, rich in organic matter, and they can adapt to a wide range of pH balances, from slightly acidic to slightly alkaline conditions. Pear trees also relish sun-soaked locations, requiring at least six hours of direct sunlight each day to maximize fruit production.

Whether standing alone as a spectacular centerpiece or coupled with other fruit trees, berry bushes, and beneficial flowering plants, pear trees enrich your Fruitscaping™ vision. Their charming white blossoms provide a spring spectacle, inviting pollinators and enhancing the vitality of your garden ecosystem.

Pear trees’ adaptable nature extends to their form and training. Shape them into an elegant espalier against a wall or let them grow into their natural, majestic shape. Either way, pear trees present a year-round visual treat.

Your Fruitscaping™ adventure with our Pear Trees is sure to be a rewarding one. From the planting phase through to the satisfaction of biting into a homegrown pear, this journey is filled with enjoyment, fulfillment, and life’s simple pleasures. With our Asian, Soft, and Hard Pear Trees, taste the sweet fruits of your labor and let nature’s bounty enrich your life.

Growing Guides

You can find many planting & care guides on our growing guides page.

Shipping Info

Shipping Restrictions

Unfortunately, We Cannot Process Orders to California, Hawaii, Alaska, or Internationally:  Please note that due to specific agricultural regulations, we’re unable to ship any plants to the states of California, Hawaii, and Alaska, or outside the United States. Additionally, citrus trees can only be shipped within the state of Florida.

Shipping Information

Before Your Plants Arrive: You can find many guides on unpacking, planting, & care, on our growing guides page.

The Journey From Our Nursery to Your Door:  We NEVER ship our plants bare root. Your plant will travel in the very container in which it was nurtured. We thoroughly prune and water them before packing, and make sure they’re well wrapped to retain moisture during transit. It’s as though you’ve personally collected them from our nursery!

Choose Your Ship Date: We understand you’ll want to be available when your plant arrives. Our checkout process features a handy calendar that allows you to choose the Monday on which you want your plant to ship. Depending on your location, you’ll likely receive your plant by Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday of that week. Once shipped, UPS will generate a tracking number and send it to the email you provided. You can then follow your plant’s journey and ensure someone is available to unpack it on arrival day.

Click Here To View Our Shipping Page For More Information & Packing/Unpacking Plants Videos

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