SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pyrus 'Kieffer'
COMMON NAME: Pear
GARDEN SIZE: 20 ft. x 20 ft.
USDA ZONE: 4-9
EXPOSURE: Full Sun
WATER & SOIL: Loamy & well drained soil
HABIT (FORM): Deciduous, Semi-dwarf
BLOOM TIME: Spring
HARVEST TIME: September
CHILLING HOURS: 350-400
FRUIT: Sweet, Crisp and coarse flesh; Skin is soft yellow with red blush
POLLINATION: Technically self-fertile but benefit from a cross pollinizer such as Bartlett
CARE: Prune when dormant
USES: Good for fresh eating, baking, preserves, and pear honey