There are countless places in the South where aging pear trees stand guard over an old home site, a testimony to the hardiness and longevity of pear trees. Pear trees thrive in the heat of the south and they are long-lived.
Pears are native to western Europe and north Africa. They have been cultivated since ancient times and were prized by the ancient Romans. Our pear trees are grafted in standard root stocks (Pyrus calleryana) and thrive in the South. More than one variety of pears should be planted in an area for pollination. Pears pollinate other varieties that bloom at the same time. Listed below are the pear trees we have available: