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 located in Boise, ID.

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?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Common Pear in Boise, ID

Boise, ID

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Growing Common Pear in Boise right now

Light needs for plant Common Pear in Boise, ID

Plant growth potential is currently high 📈

August 5th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Boise is currently high 📈.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…

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Light needs for plant Common Pear in Boise, ID

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 12.4% ☀️

August 6th, 2021

Boise is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boise is expected to decrease by 12.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 19.1 megajoules of energy per m2 per day…

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Light needs for plant Common Pear in Boise, ID

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

August 6th, 2021

This month, Boise is getting an average of 13.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.6 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Common Pear in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Common Pear: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Common Pear may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Boise, ID ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Common Pear thrive 🌿!

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.

When to repot Common Pear

Nutrient needs for plant Common Pear in Boise, ID

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

July 31st, 2021

The growing potential in Boise is high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any pla…

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Care Summary for Common Pear

Common Pear


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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