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The Kieffer Pear is an old-fashioned favorite, and is the most widely grown pear of the South, found near farm houses from east Texas to Georgia. Kieffer is a large pear with greenish-yellow skin blushed in red and has coarse crisp, juicy, white flesh. This productive pear tree is self-fertile and ripens October-November. The Kieffer Pear Tree is the most popular pear planted by deer hunters. Plant Hardiness Zone 5-9

Kieffer Pear

  • Soil Preference: 

    • Moist, well-drained soil, 
    • Wet soil


    • Dry sites, 
    • Occasional drought, 
    • Wet sites, 
    • Occasional flooding, 
    • Alkaline soil, 
    • Clay soil