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 Charlotte, North Carolina.

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 Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, North Carolina

69% Medium

Growing Common Pear in Charlotte right now

Light needs for plant Common Pear in Charlotte, North Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

October 25th, 2021

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Charlotte is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant Common Pear in Charlotte, North Carolina

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 30.7% ☀️

October 24th, 2021

Charlotte is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Charlotte is expected to decrease by 30.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.7 megajoules of energy per m2…

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Light needs for plant Common Pear in Charlotte, North Carolina

Daylight will decrease by 1.5 hours 📉

October 25th, 2021

This month, Charlotte is getting an average of 10.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 12.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.3 total hours of …

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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 🚫.

Charlotte, North Carolina currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample 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 Charlotte, North Carolina

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

October 23rd, 2021

The growing potential in Charlotte 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 a…

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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 Charlotte, North Carolina, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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