Growing pear trees can be a rewarding experience for the home gardener. Pears will grow almost everywhere apples grow and are nearly as cold tolerant. Pears are valuable fruits that have been widely used around the world and savored for their delicious flavor since ancient times. The health benefits of pears include their ability to aid in weight loss, improve digestion and heart health, regulate the body acids fluid levels, and reduce blood pressure. They also increase cognitive ability, promote wound healing and tissue repair, and may help in preventing cancer. Pears help to prevent birth defects, boost the immune system, and reduce inflammation. They increase the metabolism, improve circulation, protect against osteoporosis, and aid in skin, eye, and hair care.