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Kieffer Pear on OHxF 87 (Spring 2025)


Keiffer is a classic canning pear..

Keiffer is a classic canning pear.  It does very well in heat and is virtually immune to fireblight.  It is self-fertile. 

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Keiffer is a classic canning pear.  It does very well in heat and is virtually immune to fireblight.  It is self-fertile. 


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Pear
Subcategory: European, Self-Fertile

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses:
Storage duration: (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: yellow
Flesh color: white

Fruit Origins

Parentage: Pyrus communis and Pyrus pyrifolia
Origin: Philadelphia, PA
Introduced in: 1853
Introduced by: Peter Kieffer

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 4 - 8
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: (approximate, in New York State) days after

Tree Height & Spacing

Rootstock: OHxF 87 Rootstock
Rootstock size class: Half-Standard (75% of Standard)
Tree spacing: See details
Good for wildlife planting? Y

Diseases & Pests

Kieffer Pear on OHxF 87 does not have any diseases or pests associated with it at this time.

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 3
Is it self-fertile? Y
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid
Rootstock size class: Half-Standard (75% of Standard)

Pollination Partners

This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Kieffer Pear on OHxF 87. Please see our Pollenizer Search to run other queries and read how the application uses various factors. Also read more about fruit tree pollination.

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Flemish Beauty Pear on OHxF 97 2025 0

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