Height and Spread Harbin Pears may grow as high as 9 metres and have a crown width of up to 6 metres.
Hardiness Zone 3
Preferred growing conditions Trees requires a moderate amount of watering and prefer well-drained soils with full sun.
Form Harbin Pears are upright trees that are round in shape with dense, semi-glossy foliage.
Flower/seeds Flower buds have a faint pink tinge; when open, flowers turn white.
Leaf Serrated, oval dark green leaves have a smooth, semi-glossy look and are 4 to 8 centimetres long.
Bark/wood Older branches have a yellow-grey or yellow-brown colour.
Fruit Fruit is a greenish-yellow ‘apple’ that is 2 centimetres in diameter usually eaten by birds and animals.
Pruning Prune to keep shape and remove damaged limbs. Sterilize pruning saws and shears with methanol (gasline anti-freeze) between cuts and between trees.
Rabbits, mice and deer may girdle the trunk or eat branches from the tree.