Ambrosia™ Pear Tree
Ambrosia™ Pear Tree
- Unit of Measure1 tree
- FormDeciduous. Rounded.
- LightFull sun
- HeightSemi-dwarf 12 - 16 feet. Standard 20 - 25 feet.
- SpreadSemi-dwarf 18 feet. Standard 25 feet.
- Spacing20 feet.
- Zones5 - 8 (-20° F.).
- FoliageDeep green foliage.
- Flower FormWhite.
- FruitGolden-brown, russet fruit with pink cheek. Rich flavor with a buttery, grit-free texture when properly ripened.
- Soil RequirementsWell-drained, fertile loam soil.
- Growth RateMedium growth rate.
- PollinatorBartlett, Duchess, Green Jade.
- CommentsExtremely high quality pear reliably produces annual yields. Huge smooth-textured golden fruit (non-gritty), often blushed with soft pink, is exquisitely rich and juicy. Ready for harvest in mid to late August. High quality pear bears at a young age. High tolerance to fire blight.
- YieldApproximately 4 - 8 bushels at maturity for Standard trees.
- Botanical NamePyrus communis 'Ambrosia'
- Size1 1/2 inch blossoms.
- HeaderBig Fruits with Spectacular Flavor!
- DepthPlant the graft union 2 inches above the soil.
Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.
|2018 Fall Shipping Schedule|
|ZONE||Blueberries||All Other Fruits||Perennials,
Bulbs & Flowers
|Trees & Shrubs||Encapsulated
|1A-4B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|5A||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|5B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|6A & 6B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|7A & 7B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|8A & 8B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|9A-10B||9/19 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/2||9/4 - 11/13||6/19 - 11/2||6/19 - 11/2|
|All Grow Zones: Oct 29, 2018|
Additional Shipping Notes:
The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.
Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.
In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your orders via the U.S. Postal Service or FedEx. Large orders or large items may be shipped to you in multiple packages.
Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.