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Harbin Pear


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.

Problems (Disease/Insects)

Rabbits, mice and deer may girdle the trunk or eat branches from the tree.