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Types of Pears List

Asian Pear​
Asian Pear​

Asian pears contribute to this balance by being sodium free and providing 7.1 percent of your daily potassium. Sodium and potassium have opposite and complementary effects, and the high potassium content in Asian pears can help to counteract the high sodium content in other foods.

Bonne de ​Beugny Pear​
Bonne de ​Beugny Pear​

See Also - Pear Rootstocks | How to grow Pears | Tree Forms All pear fruit trees are pollinated by insects, however many pear trees need to be planted near to another apple tree of a different cultivar (variety) to ensure a good crop, so choosing the right pear tree cultivars is of the utmost importance to avoid disappointment.

Callery Pear​
Callery Pear​

Callery pear (Not recommended) Callery pear has invasive traits that enable it to spread aggressively. This tree is under observation and may be listed on official invasive species lists in the near future.

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Chinese White ​Pear​
Chinese White ​Pear​

Chinese white pear flower Pyrus × bretschneideri (or Pyrus ×bretschneideri), the ya pear or pearple or Chinese white pear (Chinese: 白梨; pinyin: báilí), is an interspecific hybrid species of pear native to North China, where it is widely grown for its edible fruit.

Duchesse ​d'Angouleme​
Duchesse ​d'Angouleme​

Duchesse d'Angouleme Pear The original tree was a wilding (a tree that grows by seed from a discarded core) grown in a garden near Angers, Maine-et-Loire, France. About 1808, M. Audusson, a nurseryman at Angers, got permission to propagate the pear, then calling it the Poire des Eparonnais.

European ​Pear​
European ​Pear​

Pyrus communis, known as the European pear or common pear, is a species of pear native to central and eastern Europe and southwest Asia. It is one of the most important fruits of temperate regions, being the species from which most orchard pear cultivars grown in Europe, North America, and Australia have been developed.

Pyrus × ​Sinkiangensis​
Pyrus × ​Sinkiangensis​

Pyrus × sinkangensis, the Xinjiang pear, has been suspected to be of complex hybrid origin involving P. communis and Chinese white pears based on their morphological characteristics. Cultivars of P. × sinkangensis vary considerably, combining characteristics of both P. communis and Chinese white pears.

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Pyrus ​Amygdaliformis​
Pyrus ​Amygdaliformis​

The Manchurian or Ussurian Pear, Pyrus ussuriensis (which produces unpalatable fruit) has been crossed with Pyrus communis to breed hardier pear cultivars. The Bradford pear (Pyrus calleryana 'Bradford') in particular has become widespread in North America, and is used only as an ornamental tree, as well as a blight-resistant rootstock for Pyrus communis fruit orchards.

Pyrus ​Boissieriana​
Pyrus ​Boissieriana​

The Manchurian or Ussurian Pear, Pyrus ussuriensis (which produces unpalatable fruit) has been crossed with Pyrus communis to breed hardier pear cultivars. The Bradford pear (Pyrus calleryana 'Bradford') in particular has become widespread in North America, and is used only as an ornamental tree, as well as a blight-resistant rootstock for Pyrus communis fruit orchards.

Pyrus ​Elaeagnifolia​
Pyrus ​Elaeagnifolia​

Pyrus elaeagnifolia Pall. is an accepted name This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Pyrus (family Rosaceae). The record derives from RJP (data supplied on 2011-10-18) which reports it as an accepted name (record 2147) with original publication details: ; 1789 355, t.10 1789.

Pyrus Nivalis​
Pyrus Nivalis​

Pyrus nivalis, commonly known as snow pear, is a type of pear that grows naturally from south-east Europe to western Asia. Like most pears, its fruit can be eaten raw or cooked; they have a mild sour taste. The plant is very colorful and may grow to a height of up to 10 meters and a width of about 8 meters.

Pyrus Pashia​
Pyrus Pashia​

Pyrus pashia Linnaeus, 1758 Pyrus pashia, the wild Himalayan pear, is a small to medium size deciduous tree of the small and oval shaped crown with ovate, finely toothed leaves, attractive white flowers with red anthers and small pear-like fruits.

Pyrus Pyraster​
Pyrus Pyraster​

Pyrus pyraster (syn. Pyrus communis subsp. pyraster), also called European wild pear, is a species of pear belonging to the Rosaceae family. This wild pear and Pyrus caucasica (syn. P. communis subsp. caucasica) are thought to be the ancestors of the cultivated European pear (Pyrus communis subsp. communis).

Pyrus ​Salicifolia​
Pyrus ​Salicifolia​

Pyrus salicifolia is a species of pear, native to the Middle East. It is widely grown as an ornamental tree, almost always as a pendulous (or "weeping") cultivar, and is called by various common names, including willow-leaved pear, weeping pear, and similar.

Pyrus Syriaca​
Pyrus Syriaca​

Pyrus syriaca, the Syrian pear, is a deciduous tree of the Rose family. It is the only pear species which grows in the wild in Lebanon, Turkey, Syria and Israel. The Syrian pear is a protected plant in Israel. It grows in unsalted ground, usually in Mediterranean scrub, in west Syria, in the Galilee and the Golan.

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