**Plant pear trees in a sunny spot except in climates where the sun is very strong. Protect them from winds that are cold or salt-laden. In cold climates, plant them on a northern or eastern slope to forestall early bloom.
A great benefit of the Bradford Pear is that it is a rapid grower, achieving a 12 to 15 feet increase in height over an 8- to 10-year period. Bradford Pear trees are shallow-rooted and will tolerate most soil types.
This is a guide about caring for a pear tree. Growing your own fruit trees can be very rewarding, but there may be questions and concerns on appropriate care along the way.* need for pear tree out front, pin now read later*
Starting an Orchard: Apples, Cherries, Peaches, Plums and Pears