Plant Care Common Pear

Common Pear

About Common Pear

Common Pear is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Common Pear likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

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 Atlanta, Georgia.

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 Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia

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Growing Common Pear in Atlanta right now

Light needs for plant Common Pear in Atlanta, Georgia

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 26th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Atlanta is currently low 📉.

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

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Light needs for plant Common Pear in Atlanta, Georgia

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 25% ☀️

November 25th, 2021

Atlanta is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Atlanta is expected to decrease by 25% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.1 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Common Pear in Atlanta, Georgia

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

November 26th, 2021

This month, Atlanta is getting an average of 9.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of dayligh…

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Atlanta, Georgia ⛅.

Common Pear does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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 Atlanta, Georgia

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

November 20th, 2021

The growing potential in Atlanta is medium 👌.

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…

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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 your location in Atlanta, Georgia, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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