Pyrus nivalis, commonly known as snow pear, is a type of pear that grows naturally from south-east Europe to western Asia. Like most pears, its fruit can be eaten raw or cooked; they have a mild sour taste. The plant is very colorful and may grow to a height of up to 10 meters and a width of about 8 meters. It is a very hardy plant that is able to withstand a small supply of water or very high or low temperatures.
- Information from Plants for a Future database
- Description of the Plant from Plants for a Future
- Physical Appearance at plantpress.com
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