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D'Anjou Pear

Pyrus communis 'Anjou'

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  • Shipped to you in our Drop 'N Grow™

    The benefits of the Drop ‘N Grow™ bag…

    By growing these trees in burlap bags, the roots grow into the cloth, rather than circling around a pot. This forces these trees to put out thousands of fine hair roots. These roots bring moisture and nutrients into the plants. This means you get a tree that will become established quicker and provide you with superior and faster growth.

    These will be the easiest trees you have ever planted! Simply dig your hole, place the Drop 'N Grow™ bag in the center (burlap included) then use excess dirt to fill the hole. That's it!

    Drop and Grow Bare Root

  • Fruit Bearing Size

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3. Extras

-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- Planting Mix
D'Anjou Pear Planting Mix

Helps your D'Anjou Pear 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.

Coarse 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- 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- TreeGator® Jr. Watering Bag
TreeGator® Jr.

When you’re making an investment and effort in planting new trees in your landscape, you can assure their survival and growth by using TreeGator® - a truly simple and innovative drip irrigation system in a bag.

With hot summers and droughts the norm around the USA, TreeGator® is an absolute necessity to protect your new trees and shrubs.

TreeGator® is super easy to install without any tools, and it can easily be filled up with a standard garden hose or can even be connected to a rain barrel!

It's a super time saver that takes the worry out continually remembering whether you've watered your new tree or not. Plus, all the water that goes into the drip bag is used up with no waste, so TreeGator® is environmentally friendly with regard to water use.

Tree Gator

Growing Zones: 5-9
(hardy down to -10℉)

Growing Zones 5-9
You are in Growing Zone: 6

Mature Height:

8-15 ft.

Mature Width:

6-10 ft.


Full Sun

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Year to Bear:

Fruits 1st Year!

Botanical Name:

Pyrus communis 'Anjou'

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

A Buttery Pear with a Sweet Punch

Rich Buttery Flavored Pear
Beurre d'Anjou takes its name from the French word for butter because of its rich, buttery flavor. The full-bodied pear is juicy with a luscious white flash and has a firm texture. It's especially tasty eaten ripe right off the tree, but can be stored for up to 7 months!  Enjoy pears all year!  Can them, bake them and toss them in salads. These pears have a very high juice content, so they're ideal for juicing. Impress your guests with a breezy pear martini on a warm summer day.

Easy to Grow
The d'Anjou Pear tree is cold hardy, drought resistant and thrives in partial to full sun. This tree averages a mature height of about 10-15 feet-- so harvesting your d'Anjou pears each September is easy due to the smaller size of the tree. (No more climbing on dangerous ladders to reach the fruit at the top.) Your tree WILL need a pollinator, so in order to for your tree to deliver fruit, we recommend you pair it with a Bartlett Pear tree closeby.  Your trees will fit nicely into a garden and they can even be container-grown if desired.

Versatile Tree with Showy Flowers
If you want a single tree for ornamental purposes only, the d'Anjou is a great choice because it is a prolific bloomer. Pear blossoms will appear in April and blanket its branches in a luxuriant layer of fragrant creamy white flowers. It's a great solution for someone who wishes to have a landscape centerpiece that performs each spring.  

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You can depend on us to deliver first-rate quality plants. Our high standards of care for the tree prior to shipping ensures your growing success. Order your Beurre d'Anjou Pear tree today, while supplies last.

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D'Anjou Pear Pollination

D'Anjou Pear are not self-fertile. You will need to plant another variety to achieve fruiting. Below are the most effective pollinators we have chosen for your area...

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Customer Reviews

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Fair tree
I purchased 2 of these trees early 2018. Both died and FGT replaced them. I planted them in large pots this time instead of the ground. The 2 new trees aren't doing very well either. I don't know if it is the Texas arid conditions but I make sure they are taken care of daily. I hope these come back next year.
September 14, 2018
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Future uncertain. Plant arrived sick looking, hasn't improved.
They shipped me a pretty nice sized tree, but it arrived in distress and nothing i've done so far has been able to keep it from losing all of it's leaves.

Most of it's leaves are browning, curling and falling off, please if you're going to respond, don't reply with the dimwitted "did you plug it in!?" type response.
It's been watered steadily, but not overwatered, soil around here drains very well, almost too well sometimes. The other trees have been treated similarly and almost all respond fairly well. This season has been very harsh, long days of high temp sun.
I think whatever it was sick from during shipping just continued to progress. The other pair tree it's intended to cross with by comparison, is plucky and happy as can be.

It may say full sun but I doubt it really means full sun, it has received about 10 hours of sun a day when that weather is around. If it survives this winter and hasn't recovered by next spring, it's definitely toast!
August 3, 2017
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Shipping concerns / Beautiful Tree
I was a little worried when the five trees I purchased arrived in two boxes. Two of them were severely damaged but this baby made it intact. It is a beautiful tree - absolutely fantastic! You can probably tell that I am extremely pleased.
May 18, 2017
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Extraordinary company and pears
Extraordinary company - replaced 2 pear trees which accidentally were NOT anjou ordered 3 years ago without charge. Incidentally - my anjou pears cross pollinate and yield- barring raccoons and winter moth- about 150 pears apiece on mature trees. Suggest harvesting before ripe and ripening in a cool place. Pears are superb- I attached 3 photos which may or may not have taken. Process of adding photos needs improvement!
May 14, 2017
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Planting & Care

It's Easy to Plant & Care for Your D'Anjou Pear

D'Anjou Pear Planting Diretions

The D'Anjou Pear Tree (Pyrus communis 'Anjou') is a fast growing, cold hardy, drought resistant pear tree known to produce some of the juiciest pears available. This semi-dwarf, full sun loving tree is commonly planted in USDA growing zones 5-9 making it not only cold tolerant, but also a tree that can take some heat as well! The D’Anjou will produce a large yield of white fleshed, aromatic, juicy textured pears that some describe as almost a “buttery” flavored fruit. In the spring season the tree will be covered in creamy, fragrant blooms that will fill your landscape with a lovely aroma. The D’Anjou is not self-fertile which means you will need a cross pollinator for your tree to set fruit (see pollination recommendations below). This semi-dwarf matures to a height of 8-15 feet tall, 6-10 feet wide which means it can also be successfully container grown making it a lot easier to harvest and care for the tree, no ladder required! Come the beginning of fall, you will easily harvest the pears and they’re so delicious they can be eaten right off of the tree.

Location: Give your pear tree a location that features full sun and well-draining soil. Choose a bright, sheltered location, preferably with southern exposure.

Planting Instructions (in ground):
1) Dig a hole three times the size and just as deep as the root ball. You want to be careful that the tree does not settle too low in the soil.
2) After the hole is dug, carefully loosen and unwind any roots as necessary.
3) Plant the tree so that the roots are spread in the hole and the entire root ball is covered with soil.
4) Fill in the hole completely and gently remove air pockets that may have formed by tamping down with a spade.
5) Water the tree thoroughly after the tree has been planted.

Planting Instructions (potted):
1) Select a container that has adequate drainage holes in the bottom and is at least 2 sizes larger than the pot it arrived in.
2) Remove the tree from it’s original container taking care not to damage the root system, put a few inches of soil in the bottom and place it into the pot.
3) Use a good potting medium such as Miracle grow to fill in the open space around the root ball, tamping down slightly as you go to prevent any air pockets from forming.
4) Water the tree to settle the soil and then make sure it’s in a location where it will receive 6+ hours of direct sun everyday.

Watering: Water your pear tree as necessary giving it at least 1 or 2 inches of water once a week. When the weather gets hot and dry during the peak of summer, increase the amount of water to maintain proper hydration and moisture. Do not water the pear tree after the first frost in the fall. You should resume watering once the last frost has past. For potted pear trees, water once the top two inches of soil has dried. Using your index finger is a good way to determine if there is still any moisture present in the soil. Provide enough water until you see it escaping the drainage holes and then stop.Take care to never over water your pear tree, they are very susceptible to root rot.

Pruning: When pruning, it’s important to trim the pear tree's central leader to promote an upright position. If there are any competing branches present, remove them so that multiple leaders do not form. Maintain the tree’s natural shape by pruning large, lateral branches. Dead, dying or wilted branches should always be removed to help the Pear Tree focus its energy on growing healthy and producing an abundance of fruit. Potted pears can be pruned any time.
*Tip* It’s always good to sterilize your cutting tool(s) with rubbing alcohol to ensure a clean cut that no pathogens can get into.

Pests: Pear trees are susceptible to insects such as maggots, moths, scale and aphids. To prevent infestation of these and other pests, treat with an insecticide in the early spring. Signs of infestation to be watchful for include yellowing or browning of foliage, rotted or eaten fruit and nibbled leaves. Spray the tree with the insecticide according to the directions on the label.

*Harvest pears at the end of the growing season (September). Watch the fruit regularly, as it will require two to three weeks to harden before harvest.
*Pick pears when they have reached full color and size and are firm to the touch. Check the tree daily and pick fruit every two to three days until your harvest is complete.

Pollination partners:
*Bartlett and Bosc pears

Planting & Care

Questions & Answers

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Do I need two d'Anjou trees to get fruit? I know ordered one
Daphne A on Jun 17, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Two D'Anjou will not pollinate each other. You will need a Bartlett for pollination.
Can you plant D'anjou pears in Minnesota usa?
A shopper on Jun 2, 2014
BEST ANSWER: The D'anjou Pear is not recommended for the cold temperatures in MN. You would want something more cold tolerant like the Kieffer Pear.
Do you need to net the trees when the fruit is near rippening? And what is the largest diameter trunk you sell of the D'Anjou ?
j b on May 22, 2015
BEST ANSWER: All of our trunks will be an inch or less. Here is a link to our bird netting:
What is the furthest distance the two pears trees should be planted in order to have fruit?
Tina L on Mar 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Plant within 50 feet of one another.
my tree did not bear fruit for the first time in many years can you tell me why ?
james t on Jul 19, 2015
There are several reasons:
first did your tree bloom this year ?
did you have a late frost?
you may not have enough pollinators in your area due to pesticides
when was the last time your tree was pruned ?
when was the last time it was fertilized and with what fertilizer?
how old is the tree ?
has fruit production dwindled over the years?
The answers to these questions will help figure out why your tree failed to produce
What are chill hours? The info says 800 minimum. My zone is~200.. What does this mean?
Tee1977 on Mar 9, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Chill hours is the number of hours between 32-45F during the dormant period, (usually between November and February) the plant needs in order to produce fruit the following year.
Do I have to plant the pear tree in the ground? Or can I have a huge pot to keep it in?
Tasha S on Jun 12, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes you can plant them in a container.
Cann I cross pollinate with a Kieffer tree?
Romana on Oct 31, 2015
which are the best varieties for Wisconsin?
Amanda M on Sep 19, 2018

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Estimated Shipping Time: Most orders ship immediately, however some orders may ship in 1-2 business days (we do not ship on the weekends) from date of purchase. As noted on the website, some items are seasonal, and may only ship in spring or fall. Once your order is shipped, you'll receive an email with a tracking number.

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You can still order, but due to cold weather, we have delayed shipping to the areas shaded on the map below. We want your new plant to thrive right out of the box, so we will wait on shipping your order until the weather is ideal. This includes anyone in Growing Zones 3 or 4. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our Growing Zone Finder.

We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.

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