Manual of Rootstocks

Pyrus calleryanaStandard Asian pear rootstock

Used for: Asian pear

Pyrus calleryana is a very vigorous, large tree that tolerates wet and dry soil, alkaline soil and heavy soil, but is moderately susceptible to iron chlorosis.

Pyrus calleryana rootstock characteristics

  • Species compatibilityAsian pear
  • Vigour % of standard100% - 110%
  • Rootstock size classStandard
  • Cold hardiness (USDA)(6) -10F / -23C
  • Fire blightVery resistant
  • Honey / Oak root fungusSome resistance

Find our more about this rootstock in the 'Manual of Worldwide Temperate Zone Fruit and Nut Tree Rootstocks'.