Pyrus communis

Wild pear (bare root)

Price: €2.20

A wild variety of the 'garden pear', which is a good hedgerow or boundary tree, or also a fine specimen tree. Not native to Ireland, but to central and eastern Europe, it grows well here. Attractive white flowers in spring, edible fruit in summer and excellent Autumn colour. It makes a very useful wildlife tree, provide flowers for bees and fruit for birds, as well as many insects on teh foliage which also provides food for birds. The timber is useful for chopping boards and kitchen implements. Long lived - can grow up to 12 metres in height.

  • Bare-root plants with well-established root system.
  • 60-90cms tall. 
  • Available November to March only. 

Note on delivery: Due to the labour and handling involved, bare root orders can take 3-4 weeks. We email you before delivery so that you will know when to expect delivery. Trees are carefully wrapped and are delivered via courier. Read more on bare root plants...