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Pyrus x 'Floridahome'

FLORIDAHOME PEAR

Buy Flordahome Pear online. Bears large fruit with white flesh that has a tangy-sweet flavor. Flordahome tends to overbear and the limbs often drop from the amount of weight the fruit produces.

Height:

25-30 Feet

Spread:

25-30 Feet

Hardiness Zone:

4-9

What's My Hardiness Zone?

Plant Characteristics

Bark Color*
  • Gray
Cultural Information*
  • Leaf Spot - Moderate Resistance
  • Root Rot - Moderate Resistance
  • Leaf Scorch - High Resistance
  • Powdery Mildew - High Resistance
Flower Color*
  • White
Fruit Type*
  • Edible Fruit
Growth Habit*
  • Upright Growing
Growth Rate*
  • Fast
Leaf Color Fall*
  • Red/Brilliant Red
  • Orange/Brilliant Orange
Leaf Color Spring*
  • Green
Leaf Color Summer*
  • Green
Leaf Type*
  • Deciduous/Herbaceous
Nature Assets*
  • Attracts Birds
  • Attracts Bees
Plant Type*
  • Tree
Preferred Planting Season*
  • Spring Planting
  • Fall Planting
  • Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
  • Prefers Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Moist
  • Salt Tolerant
  • Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
  • Well-Drained
  • Average
  • Tolerates Low pH (Acidic Soils)
  • Drought Tolerant
Propagation Methods*
  • Graft
Season of Interest*
  • Late Spring/Early Summer
  • Late Summer/Early Autumn
  • Spring
  • Early Spring
  • Spring Flowering
  • Summer
  • Fall
Sun Exposure*
  • Prefers Full Sun in Northern States
  • Prefers Full Sun in Southern States
Uses*
  • Provides Shade
  • Accent Plant
  • Sound Barrier
  • Mass Planting
  • Privacy/Hedge/Living Fence
 

Homeowner Growing & Maintenance

Pyrus is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer. To give your plant the best start possible, we include free fertilizer with every order.

Interesting Notes

Our 2 gallon potted Pear trees are generally 3 years old, 4-5 ft tall, approximately 1 inch caliper trunk and likely will produce fruit one year after planting.