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Pyrus communis 'Moonglow'

Common Name(s):

Description

The Moonglow pear tree is resistant to Fire Blight and can bear fruits for many years. It has a vigorous growth habit. Needs at least two cultivars to ensure adequate pollination.

Height:  18-20 ft. or 8-10 ft.     Width:  12-13 ft. or 6-7 ft.

Cultivars:
Tags:
#deciduous
Cultivars:
Tags:
#deciduous
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Pyrus
    Species:
    communis
    Dimensions:
    Height: 18 ft. 0 in. - 20 ft. 0 in.
    Width: 12 ft. 0 in. - 13 ft. 0 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Edible
    Tree
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Soil Texture:
    Loam (Silt)
    Soil pH:
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Fruit:
    Fruit Color:
    Gold/Yellow
    Red/Burgundy
    Display/Harvest Time:
    Summer
    Fruit Description:
    It produces medium to large sized, Bartlett-shaped yellow to red fruit. The white flesh is soft and moderate juicy with almost no grit cells. Ripens in early to mid August, a week before Bartlett.
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    White
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Edible
    Fragrant
    Showy
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Flower Description:
    The showy, fragrant white flower blooms early in the spring.
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No