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Bartlett Pear Tree

Pyrus 'Bartlett'


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-t- Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit
Tree Planting Kit

Getting your tree off to the right start can more than double its growth rate. Use our planting kit so your tree is ready for explosive growth.

Your planting kit includes:

  1. Tree Stake Kit to help keep your tree stable, giving roots time to grow.

  2. Breathable Tree Guard protects against gnawing mice, rabbits, deer and mowers.

  3. 2 oz of Root Rocket™ Mycorrhizal Fungi so your tree can quickly explode with new root growth.

-t- Planting Mix
Bartlett Pear Tree Planting Mix

Helps your Bartlett Pear Tree get established in a fraction of the time, become more drought tolerant, and grow faster. Here's how:

Beneficial Bacteria... It's like a Probiotic for your tree... creating an explosion of fine hair roots that vastly improves nutrient and water uptake.

Course Organic Compost... loosens and improves all types of soils while promoting proper pH levels. You get better drainage and moisture retention.

Microbial Fertilizers... including Sea Kelp, Yucca, and 100 other elements proven to gently feed your tree without burning the roots.

Use 1 bag of Planting Mix for each plant ordered.

Soil Contents
-t- Root Rocket™ Fertilizer
Root Rocket™ Transplant Fertilizer

2oz. Packet

Get your new plants off to the right start by using Root Rocket™ Transplant.

This soil amendment contains 16 strains of mycorrhizal fungi, biostimulants, beneficial bacteria and Horta-Sorb® water management gel.

Simply sprinkle the product into the planting hole adjacent to the root ball when planting.

The organisms will start to work right away supplying the roots with much needed nutrition.

The specially formulated Horta-Sorb® will reduce transplant stress and aid in water retention.

1 packet per plant

Root Rocket Fertilizer
-t- Planket™ - Frost & Cold Protection
PLanket 10-20 ft.

Protect your sensitive plants and shrubs with the Planket™

Benefits include:

  1. Lightweight fabric allows your plants to breather while also protecting them from the frost and cold winds.

  2. 6ft. round size makes it easy to protect sensitive container plants.

Add A Decorative Pot

Growing Zones: 5-7
(hardy down to -10℉)

Growing Zones 5-7
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

12-20 ft.

Mature Width:

12-20 ft.


Full Sun


15-50 ft.

Growth Rate:


Drought Tolerance:


Harvest Time:


Fruit Color:


Year to Bear:

0-1 years

Chill Hours (minimum):


You are in an area with ~1800 chill hours

Botanical Name:

Pyrus 'Bartlett'

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Don't Buy Bare-Root Trees (learn why below)

Grow A Lifetime of Maintenance-Free Fruit From One Tree

Grow the world's most popular pear in your own backyard!

I love pears... but can't stand to buy them from the supermarket.

Organically grown pears are rarely offered in my area... and when they do arrive, they're several weeks old and don't look appetizing.

The non-organic pears are sprayed with an insecticide that is difficult to wash off completely. This coating is meant to withstand rain storms.

Unfortunately, no matter how well you wash your fruit, some of these chemicals get ingested by you and your family.

Now you can grow your own pears and not have to worry about what you're eating. The biggest benefit is the taste that comes when your pears are naturally tree-ripened... rather than being picked early and refrigerated.

The Bartlett is so popular because of its sweet, juicy taste. Each year your tree provides bushels of pears that are great for canning, cooking and snacking.

You can pick this delicious fruit in late summer. When ripe, these pears are so sweet that they fill your yard with a delicious aroma.

A cold- hardy tree that is self-fertile and adaptable to a wide range of soil conditions. Plant several to ensure you get plenty of large pears.

These well branched Bartlett Pear trees will sell out, so we recommend that you order yours today.

Bartlett Pear Tree Pollination

Bartlett Pear Trees are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional pollinator will drastically increase the size of your crop. Below are the most effective pollinators we have chosen for your area...

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Customer Reviews

4.5 / 5.0
12 Reviews
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arrived in perfect condition, exactly as advertised. Looking forward to years of fruit.
May 11, 2016
wisconsin dells, WI
1 year ago
Growing Zone:
Love my Pear
I bought this tree a year and a half ago. It arrived in perfect condition and I followed the planting directions. The first summer it grew very tall and had beautiful leaves. Over the winter I pruned it because I did not want it to grow too tall. This spring it actually bloomed wonderful white flowers! Now she is full of gorgeous leaves and is the best looking tree in my yard. I can't wait to taste her pears!
April 18, 2017
I was talking to it just yesterday! He says he likes it where I placed him and to keep that Super Thrive coming! Lol
July 11, 2017
5 months ago
Bartlett Pear Tree
Tree was in very good condition. We followed the instructions and planted the tree in our yard. Added additional protection around the tree. We have to wait until next summer for further results.
Bartlett Pear Tree
Bartlett Pear Tree
October 19, 2017
1 month ago
Very high quality young trees
Trees came packaged to protect them. The trees budded out beautifully and are full of leaves now my bees attacked the few blooms that came out. Trees look very healthy
May 5, 2017
10 months ago
Growing Zone:
Happy customer
Arrived in great shape. It sat in that pot for about a week before I planted it, but never drooped. We went through a hot spell about 3 weeks after I planted it and the tree lost a few leaves. It looks like it has bounced back, but I have yet to see any growth. Looking forward to next Summer!
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September 20, 2017
3 months ago
Growing Zone:
Planted the 3 trees about 7 days ago give them 5 gallons of water ever morning they are looking good at this time
May 18, 2017
7 months ago
I purchased a large pear tree to replace the one the deers ate. It has grown about 4-6 inches, and I am not sure when it might bloom.
May 3, 2017
8 months ago
small but good
The trees are small I got 4 to 6 foot trees two of them. one of them had a pear on it but trees were small more like 3 to 4 foot. but hopefully will grow ok.
May 5, 2017
9 months ago
Growing Zone:
Very cool spring, trees are looking great!
May 3, 2017
1 year ago

Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your Bartlett Pear Tree

Step 1: Dig Your Hole

Select a site with full to partial sun and moist or well drained soil for your Bartlett Pear Tree.

First, dig each hole so that it is just shallower than the root ball and at least twice the width.

Then loosen the soil in the planting hole so the roots can easily break through.

Use your shovel or try dragging the points of a pitch fork along the sides and bottom of the hole.

Planting & Care

Step 2: Place Your Plant

Next, separate the roots of your Bartlett Pear Tree gently with your fingers and position them downward in the hole.

The top of the root flare, where the roots end and the trunk begins, should be about an inch above the surrounding soil.

Then make sure the plant is exactly vertical in the hole.

To make it just right, use a level.

Step 3: Backfill Your Hole

As you backfill the hole, apply water to remove air pockets.

Remove debris like stones and grass and completely break up any dirt clumps.

Water your Bartlett Pear Tree again after the transplant is complete.

Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this? Store
My husband likes Pears and I heard Bartlett was good to pollinate and other type of pear.
Kathie P on Nov 5, 2017
To pollinate the other one
Cari W on Oct 23, 2017
My husband likes Pears and I heard Bartlett was good to pollinate and other type of pear.
Kathie P on Nov 5, 2017
excellent shape on arrival, doing well so far
david b on Oct 28, 2017
To pollinate the other one
Cari W on Oct 23, 2017
This is the fruit I like.
Fang Z on Oct 19, 2017
Needed another Pear tree in my orchard that I'm just now starting. Will be buying more fruit trees to add later If all goes well
Henry H on Oct 9, 2017
I chose this because it's self fertilizing and can hopefully do well in clay soil.
sophie k on Sep 23, 2017
It is the only tree that survived on 9/11 in the courtyard at the Twin Towers. The Survivor Tree! For my third grade class of 2017
Shari C on Sep 13, 2017
I needed a pollinator for a tree I already owned
Cathina R on Jul 30, 2017
I am wanting to improve my trees on my property. I have too many mesquites and I am getting them removed and putting in some trees to benefit my family and my friends and improve the property itself.
Bradley S on Jun 4, 2017
I bought 2 Bartlet pear trees and you stated that they needed the Bosc Tree to help the Bartlett treees grow
stuart H on May 4, 2017
I wanted a pear tree in my back yard to go along with my peach tree.
Patricia P on Apr 25, 2017
wanted this tree
christine b on Apr 23, 2017
for eating
Brian K on Apr 18, 2017
This pear was a favorite as a child and adding it to my backyard is wonderful. My miniature orchard contains trees mostly from your nursery and are doing well.
Anna W on Apr 11, 2017
This fruit has always been a more natural fruit for me.
Arthur H on Mar 23, 2017
Patrick D on Mar 5, 2017
I chose the fruit ready tree so that I could have a harvest as soon as possible.
Amanda R on Feb 17, 2017
deer kept eating the new growth
Donald M on Jan 23, 2017
Just wanted a good pear tree.
Alan F on Jan 2, 2017
I love Bartlett pears. Our family had a large Bartlett pear tree when we were children, and I would like to continue the canning tradition with these pears. I expect to keep this tree pruned to a manageable size.
Lillian T on Nov 16, 2016
we like them
Melanie J. K on Oct 16, 2016
tolerates clay soil fairly well
Nilsa S on Aug 28, 2016
For my grandson, he loves them
Lorrie M on Aug 18, 2016
will enjoy them
andrea k on Aug 8, 2016
None available in local area
Sally A on Aug 2, 2016
What backyard orchard is complete without a pear tree? The Bartlett was my first tree to produce fruit in the garden and has been consistent in higher yields each year. This is the only tree which I cannot imagine would benefit in production from planting another pear tree.
donald c on Jul 19, 2016
it completes my orchard
eric h on Jul 5, 2016
Actually, I purchased this tree to pollinate the Bosc pear I purchased back in February. I was not aware that I needed two trees. I should have done a little research.
sharon c on Apr 14, 2016
my daughter loves bartlett pears
Samantha D on Apr 11, 2016
I need a polinator for my moonglow pear
sergey s on Apr 8, 2016
I like this pear
Brian B on Mar 29, 2016
Please keep this gift a surprise until April, 01, 2016 from Arthur Speziale
Jennifer S on Mar 24, 2016
I seem to buy this at the store the, why buy, when I can pick?
Norma R on Mar 10, 2016
i chose this tree from fast-growing because I want to enjoy the fruit in my life time
stephanie e on Nov 10, 2015
My friend gave me one and I liked the taste.
Karen A on Oct 30, 2015
excellent shape on arrival, doing well so far
david b on Oct 28, 2017
This is the fruit I like.
Fang Z on Oct 19, 2017
Are Bartlett pear tress self pollinating?
R S on Jun 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The Bartlett Pear is self fertile, however, if you have two they will be more prolific.
How many years will it be before the Bartlett pear tree bears fruit?
A shopper on Jun 10, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Currently we have 5-6ft in stock and with that size you should see fruit on it within a year.
How is it shipped ?
A shopper on Jun 9, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The trees are carefully packaged in order to provide a safe transit. The roots are wrapped to create a miniature green house to keep the plant alive during transit. All of the items are shipped via FedEx with standard shipping.
Grow in pot ?
David l on Jan 19, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I live in Pennsylvania and planted my pear tree outside. And it is doing very well. You will need a very large pot if that is what you want to do.
I purchased 2 bartlette pear trees 3-4 weeks ago and see no growth. What is the average time frame for growth?
Sheryl S on May 10, 2017
BEST ANSWER: If you plant them in a clay soil good luck. Mine didn't make it thru the summer I've planted a couple more in a different area on property but they've only been in two weeks
will this plant cross polinate a keifer pear? I am looking for a pear to cross polinate my kiefer pear.
Kathy on Sep 24, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Kiefer pear trees will not cross pollinate with a Bartlet pear tree. Need a Bosch, Moonglow or Anjou pear tree to cross pollinate with Bartlet
Should I be concerned about deer getting to the tree? I also am not sure where best to plant, I only have full sun or shaded spots
Kelly on Sep 11, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Deer can damage or kill any tree, I planted my bartlet pear in full sun and it is doing great
Will this 4 to 5 foot bartlett pear tree bear fruit first year ?
Debbie on Sep 6, 2015
BEST ANSWER: not this year but hopefully next year. Its growing great.
Does this plant require other pear trees to pollinate? If so do they need to be a different variety of pear?
Steve G on Aug 31, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The Bartlett pear is self fertile, however, if you have two each tree will be more prolific in producing fruit.
Can we grow the BARTLET PEAR tree in Tallahassee, FL & get fruit?
Mike H on Mar 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I would not recommend growing the Bartlett Pear in Florida. The growing zones are 5-7. Click the link to look up what growing zone you are in.
When is the best time to plant a new Bartlett tree?
Joseph R on Aug 19, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Depends on your zone. If it's 5, then spring would be preferable just in case you have a harsher than normal winter. If it is 6+ then you would be fine planting a dormant tree in the later part of fall.
Do you have a dwart bartlet pear tree available for purchase?
Bobby F. P on May 20, 2015
BEST ANSWER: We only carry the semi dwarf.
Bartlett pear was planted last year yet no flowers the tree has healthy looking leaves but no flower or sight of fruit?
virginia s on May 16, 2015
BEST ANSWER: There could be a number of reasons, sometimes it could take 4-5 years in order to produce. Not enough water, drought stress could be a reason. Too much nitrogen. The soil pH needs to be around 6.5. Then sometimes it can be just mother-nature. If it gets warm to soon or an unusual cold snap.
My pears do not seem to ripen on the tree. Is this just my tree or is it common to pick them and let them ripen in the dark? Ted in CT.
A shopper on Aug 25, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Typically the ripen in September or October so make sure you are waiting until the. If you still feel they are not ripe then you can pick them and place them in a brown paper bag to ripen.
Does this tree have white flowers in the spring?
A shopper on Aug 16, 2014
BEST ANSWER: Yes, there are white flowers in the spring.
Some sites say that pears can grow in partial sun... I have morning sun/afternoon shade in the back, and morning shade/afternoon sun in the front, with lots of nearby mature trees. Are partial sun conditions preferable more south, or could that work in my area near Cincinnati? Thanks!
Miranda on Aug 12, 2017
Can I plant a bartlett pear tree in july?
Sarah R on Jul 2, 2017
What is the minimum distance from my house that I must plant a pear tree?
Jared P on Apr 25, 2017

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