Growing Zones: 5-8 outdoors(hardy down to -10℉)
This plant may not thrive in your area
- Mature Height:
- 15-20 ft.
- Mature Width:
- 8-10 ft.
- Full Sun
- Growth Rate:
- Harvest Time:
- June - September
- Year to Bear:
- Can Fruit the 1st Year!
- Botanical Name:
- Pyrus communis sp.
- Does Not Ship To:
- AZ, AR, CA, ID, LA, WA
Don't Buy Bare-Root Trees (learn why below)
Four different types of pears on one tree
Why settle for one type of pear when you can grow four different varieties on a single tree? The Pear Surprise 4 in 1 Tree has pear varieties that range in flavor from sweet to zest with crisp flesh and tons of thirst quenching juice.
From the mid summer until the fall you’ll have fresh, homegrown pears to harvest for a savory snack or for baking. By having an endless supply of pears in your own backyard, you’ll never have to make emergency trips to the store for more fruit.
Instead of planting four different pear trees, save space with one Pear Surprise 4 in 1 Tree. You’ll have 4X the fruit on one tree and save tons of room in your yard for your family to relax and play in.
In the spring your tree will be a delight to watch as its canopy becomes covered with hundreds of fragrant blossoms. The flowers will attract attention from all over the neighborhood with their unmatched beauty.
Each Pear Surprise 4 in 1 tree consists of four different pear varieties that have been carefully grafted onto a single healthy rootstock. As a result each tree is strong, low maintenance and ready to pump out tons of pears.
While we can’t guarantee the exact types of pears that you will receive on this tree, you will receive four of the varieties listed:
Shinseiki Asian Pear
4-in-1 Pear Surprise Tree Pollination
4-in-1 Pear Surprise Trees are self-fertile. You will get fruit with only one plant. However, adding an additional 4-in-1 Pear Surprise Tree will drastically increase the size of your crop.
Planting & Care
A unique addition to your landscape, the multi-graft pear (Pyrus communis sp.) tree will provide you with loads of multiple varieties of pears with only one tree! Reaching heights of 15-20 feet tall and 10 feet wide, it’s compact enough for a small yard and the fruit is more easily harvested. Growing in USDA zones 5-8, the tree is cold tolerant down to -10 degrees and requires approximately 600 chill hours (depending on the variety of pear), so most varieties will produce, even in warmer climates. This tree also provides several months of interest as it blooms in early spring, produces fruit in mid to late summer, and excellent fall color. Multi graft trees are self fertile so you only need the one tree for fruit!
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.
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.
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.
*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 (October-November). 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.
Most items ship the next business day unless otherwise noted
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.
|Amount of Order||Shipping Charge|
|Less than $15||$11.95|
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 - 6. If you are unsure of your growing zone, visit our
Growing Zone Finder.
Some plants are not available for immediate shipment, and delayed delivery is noted.
We will resume normal shipping in the Spring. Please see the table below for your approximate ship date.
|Growing Zone||Shipping Resumes|
|Zones 3 & 4||Week of May 4th|
|Zone 5||Week of April 13th|
|Zone 6||Week of March 30th|
|Zones 7 - 11||Ships Now!|