When you are out working hard in your yard, what could be more refreshing than coming in and downing a tall glass of ice-cold juice from your Korean Giant Asian Pear (Pyrus pyrifolia 'Korean Giant')? This variety will produce a lot of very large fruit perfect to eat fresh or juice for you and your family to enjoy!
Your Korean Giant Asian Pear will be covered in bright white blooms in the spring, and their enchanting fragrance will draw bees and butterflies from all around. If you want larger harvests, you should plant another Asian Pear variety near your Korean Giant, and European Pear varieties can also be used for cross-pollination.
The Korean Giant Asian Pear produces an abundant crop of enormous yellowish-green to dark brown russet fruit. With high sugar content, this juicy fruit will enhance all your favorite recipes! Its crisp flesh is both sweet and juicy, and it will store very well in your fridge.
Your tastebuds have no idea what you have in store for them when you plant a Korean Giant Pear! Picture the expression on the faces of your friends as you hand them a grapefruit-size pear, and the look of amazement as they sink their teeth into the crisp white flesh and the sweet pear juice drips down their chin!
Growing into an average size tree that produces fruit that ripens later in the season. Instead of that flowering pear, choose a fruiting variety with all the same ornamental qualities!
Flowering trees always look lovely as front yard specimen plants and focal points! Line your driveway or side yard with a row of Korean Giants for a fascinating spectacle, or with other fruiting trees for dual-purpose landscaping!
Add to your existing gardens and orchards, or create hedgerows of fruit trees for privacy and property definition that also fills your fruit bowls with unique delights!
When it is time to plant, your Korean Giant Asian Pear prefers full sun, requiring at least 6 hours of direct sunlight per day for optimal growth and health. It resists fire blight, which will mean there is less spraying as well.
Plant it in rich, well-drained soil, but if your soil is lacking, it will still do well, but avoid soil with a lot of clay. If needed, you can spade in compost, manure, leaves and grass clippings to enrich your soil.
Provide ample water for your young tree while it becomes established, not allowing it to dry out between waterings. Water weekly to ensure a healthy crop and provide supplemental watering during times of drought and in the heat of summer. A generous layer of mulch helps retain soil moisture as well as insulate the root system from heat and chill.
Situate in an area that is protected from frost pockets and with good air circulation. Prune to keep an open canopy so that both sunlight and airflow reach the interior. Head over to our Garden Blog for more Fruit Tree Planting, Fruit Tree Pruning and Fruit Tree Care tips and tricks can be found!
You’ll delight your friends and family with healthy, juicy pears! So order your Korean Giant Asian Pear Tree, before they are sold out. Order your own at NatureHills.com today!
Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.
Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!
Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.
|Young Plants to 18 Months|
|2"x2"x3"||Ranges from||.18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume|
|4.5" Container||Equal to||.65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume|
|Sprinter Pot||Equal to||.63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume|
|4" Container||Ranges from||.31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume|
|6" Container||Equal to||1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume|
|1 Quart||Equal to||1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume|
|5.5" Container||Equal to||1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x5"||Ranges from||.8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x6"||Ranges from||1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x9"||Ranges from||1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume|
|4"x4"x10"||Ranges from||1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old|
|2 Quart||Equal to||2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume|
|#1 Container||Ranges from||2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume|
|5"x5"x12"||Equal to||3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 2 - 4 Years Old|
|#2 Container||Ranges from||1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume|
|#3 Container||Ranges from||2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume|
|Plants 3 - 5 Years Old|
|#5 Container||Ranges from||2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume|
|#7 Container||Ranges from||5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume|
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|Brand||Nature Hills' Choice|
|Botanical Name||Pyrus pyrifolia 'Korean Giant'|
|Mature Height||15 - 20 feet|
|Mature Spread||15 - 18 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full Sun|
|Soil Type||Well Drained|
|Harvest Time||Late Season|
|Fruiting Time||3-5 Years|
|When To Prune||Late Winter|