Plant Care Common Pear

Common Pear

Taxonomy

Pyrus communis 'Alexander Lucas'
Pyrus
Rosaceae
Rosales

How to care for Common Pear

Water

How often to water your Common Pear

Water needs for Common Pear
0.5 cups
every 9

Common Pear needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Common Pear in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Common Pear: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Common Pear love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Common Pear does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Common Pear in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Common Pear

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Common Pear: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Common Pear after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Common Pear

Common Pear


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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