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Pear 'Anjou' (Pyrus communis)

This old-fashioned favorite originated in France, prior to 1800. The vigorous tree is a heavy producer of fruit that stores well. 'Anjou' requires a pollinator for fruit production, and is often paired with 'Bartlett'. Pears are high in Vitamin C; however the skin is the most…

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Pear 'Ayers' (Pyrus communis)

A reliable variety with good disease resistance. Produces high yields of medium-sized, sweet pears in late summer. Fruits are yellow blushed with red and the flesh has a nice, creamy texture. Plant with another pear variety for best pollination and maximum fruit production.

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Pear 'Bartlett' (Pyrus communis)

'Bartlett' is the most desired Pear cultivar in the world because of its outstanding, sweet fruit. Pears are high in Vitamin C; however the skin is the most vitamin-rich part of the fruit and consequently should not be peeled. Regions outside the United States may be more familiar…

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Pear 'Bosc' (Pyrus communis)

'Bosc' pears have been a favorite since they were first introduced in the early 1800’s. The fruits are easily recognized by their light brown skin and long tapered neck. The dense, crisp flesh is excellent for eating fresh or used in cooking and canning. Pears are high in Vitamin…

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Pear 'Flemish Beauty' (Pyrus communis)

Exceptionally cold-hardy pear, perfect for Northern climates! This heirloom dwarf variety was introduced in the early 1800’s from Belgium. The large, rounded pears have tender, sweet flesh covered with yellow and red-blushed skin. Expect a heavy crop starting in mid-September.…

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Pear 'Harrow Sweet' (Pyrus communis)

Exceptionally cold-hardy, fire blight-resistant variety introduced by Agriculture Canada. Produces a late season crop of juicy, medium-to-large sized fruit with lovely red blushed skin. Plant with another pear variety for best pollination and maximum fruit production. U.S. Plant…

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Pear 'Kieffer' (Pyrus communis)

Large, greenish yellow fruit with a slight red blush and crisp, white flesh. An excellent canning variety. Vigorous, hardy and disease resistant. Glossy green leaves turn red in autumn.

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Pear 'Moonglow' (Pyrus communis)

A popular, highly productive selection. Produces pink-blushed yellow fruit with juicy white flesh. Unlike other varieties, the mild-flavored fruit has almost no grit. Stores well.

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Pear 'Parker' (Pyrus communis)

A hardy variety introduced by the University of Minnesota. Produces a heavy crop of big, bronze-red fruits in August. The flesh has a sweet, tender, juicy texture. Requires another variety of the same pear species nearby for pollination and fruit set.

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Pear (Pyrus communis)

Spring blooms, tasty summer fruit and a bit of shade all in one package! Plant several varieties to assure cross pollination and high fruit yield. Fresh pears are a satisfying, low calorie source of fiber and vitamin C.