Whether you're new to growing fruit trees or want easy-to-grow fruit trees, pear trees are a good choice. They're fairly trouble-free, with few insect and disease problems, and the fruits are excellent for fresh eating, desserts and canning. Pear trees grow best when they are planted in a location that receives at least six hours of direct sunlight daily. When buying pear trees for sale, make sure the variety you select will grow in your hardiness zone. Next, consider the tree's mature height and spread. If you have limited garden space, a dwarf pear tree might be a good option. Finally, check on the tree's pollination requirements. Pear trees often require another variety for pollination.