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Pyrus pyrifolia 'Korean Giant'

Korean Giant Asian Pear

Pear

Comments

This upright, spreading tree produces very large, golden russeted, mid to late season fruit; flowers profusely in early spring, and presents a striking orange-red display in fall; has very good fireblight resistance

Description

This upright, spreading tree produces very large, golden russeted, mid to late season fruit; flowers profusely in early spring, and presents a striking orange-red display in fall; has very good fireblight resistance

Landscape Attributes

Planting & Growing

Korean Giant Asian Pear will grow to be about 15 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 12 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 2 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more. This variety requires a different selection of the same species growing nearby in order to set fruit.

Light Requirement:

full sun

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

5b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

15 feet

12 feet

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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