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How to Grow and Harvest Pears: Pear Tree Care Guide

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Nov 8, 2020 • 5 min read

Pears are a popular fruit tree for the home garden because they’re low-maintenance, have beautiful blossoms, and are easily trained to grow in a small space. As if that weren’t enough, pear trees are as hardy as apple trees (they can thrive in USDA hardiness zones 3 through 10) and are very pest- and disease-resistant.