Genus of about 30 species of deciduous trees and shrubs that usually bear edible fruits (pears). Cultivated either for their crown shape, either for their spring flowers, or for their edible fruits.
Latin name: Pyrus communis "Conference"
They grow in full sun and moderately moist, well-drained soils.
Plant alone, or in rows and orchards.
Propagate typical species by seeds and cultivars by grafting.
Tree with white flowers and oblong, brownish, yellow-flushed pears.