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 Los Angeles, California.

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 Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California

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Growing Common Pear in Los Angeles right now

Light needs for plant Common Pear in Los Angeles, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

October 25th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Common Pear in Los Angeles, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 29.1% ☀️

October 25th, 2021

Los Angeles is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Los Angeles is expected to decrease by 29.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.2 megajoules of energy pe…

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Light needs for plant Common Pear in Los Angeles, California

Daylight will decrease by 1.5 hours 📉

October 25th, 2021

This month, Los Angeles is getting an average of 11.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 12.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours o…

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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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Los Angeles, California ☀️.

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 Los Angeles, California

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

October 23rd, 2021

The growing potential in Los Angeles 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…

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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 Los Angeles, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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