The classic shapely pear. The gourd-like shape and long neck of this variety makes it easily distinguishable from others. Medium-to-large fruit features russet, dark yellow skin and smooth, aromatic flesh that is juicy, sweet and tender. Perfect for eating fresh, baking or drying. Best at room temperature. Originates from Europe in the early 1800s. Ripens in late September. Best pollinators: Starking® Delicious™ or Bartlett.
|Fruit Size||Medium - Large|
|Soil Moisture||Well Drained|
|Soil pH Level||6.0 - 7.0|
|Years to Bear||4 - 7|
|Zone Range||5 - 8|
|Standard||18-20' Tall X 12-13' Wide|
|Dwarf||8-10' Tall X 6-7' Wide|