Growing to around 12m tall, the common pear tree (pyrus communis) is known as one of the most important fruits within mild-climate continents. The common pear tree is n ative to Western Europe and thrives in England due to the perfect climate conditions it needs to grow the luscious fruit. It loves the sunshine in deep nutrient full soil in mild conditions meaning that it will grow almost anywhere in the British Isles as it can stand up to the wild temperament of the weather.
Although we consume the fruit, wildlife also love this tree as blackbirds, thrushes and other small song birds enjoy the sweet pear fruit. Bees also live off the small white flowers as they are laced with pollen. Smaller creatures such as caterpillars live within the. bark of the tree where they thrive