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Fauriei Pear*

Pyrus fauriei

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Fauriei Pear (Pyrus fauriei) at Alsip Home and Nursery

Fauriei Pear in bloom

Fauriei Pear in bloom

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Fauriei Pear (Pyrus fauriei) at Alsip Home and Nursery

Fauriei Pear flowers

Fauriei Pear flowers

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* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

Height:  25 feet

Spread:  20 feet

Sunlight:  full sun 

Hardiness Zone:  4


A wide-spreading small tree with a pyramidal habit; small white flowers bloom in early spring after the foliage appears, leafs out earlier and flowers later than other pears; makes a wonderful dense screen or hedge

Ornamental Features

Fauriei Pear has green foliage throughout the season. The glossy oval leaves turn an outstanding harvest gold in the fall. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Fauriei Pear is a deciduous tree with a distinctive and refined pyramidal form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance tree, and is best pruned in late winter once the threat of extreme cold has passed. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Fauriei Pear is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Accent
  • Shade

Planting & Growing

Fauriei Pear will grow to be about 25 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 20 feet. It has a low canopy with a typical clearance of 3 feet from the ground, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 50 years or more.

This tree should only be grown in full sunlight. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This species is not originally from North America.


* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Accent  Shade 
Fall Color 
Ornamental Features