About this item
- Produces greenish-yellow pears that are crisp and juicy
- Requires 100-200 chill hours
- Mature Size: 15-20' H x 12-15' W
- Tree height at time of shipping varies based on growing season
Hood pears are a large, soft fruit that ripen in late summer. The pears are greenish-yellow, crisp and juicy, and can be eaten fresh or canned. The Hood Pear tree has a low chill for the South, requiring only 100-200 chill hours. Flordahome is the recommended pollinator. Hood Pear trees are, however, susceptible to leaf spot and fire blight. At maturity, they can reach a height between 15-20 feet and a width of 12-15 feet. USDA Zones: Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9.