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Maxie™ Pear

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Bare-root. Trees ship 3-4' tall with 3/8" trunk. SUPREME trees ship 4-5' tall with 5/8" or larger trunk. Professionally pruned for FREE!

Description

A flavorful cross. This unique variety combines the Asian Nijisseiki pear with the European Red Bartlett pear. The result is a beautiful fruit that can be eaten at different stages of ripeness that reflect the best traits of both parents. Resistant to leaf and fruit pear scab. Heat-tolerant. Introduced circa 2004. Ripens in late August or early September. Best pollinators: Starking® Hardy Giant™ or Hosui. May be covered by U.S.P.P. #17624 or other patents. Prem1P cultivar.

Note: Stark Bro’s Nurseries grants to customer a royalty-free license to offer for sale, and to sell, the fruit produced by this variety, and to use the identified trademark with that fruit. Customer acknowledges that the genetic material of this variety is a trade secret breeding material owned by PREVAR® and its licensees. Customer must not propagate this variety, or use this variety for breeding purposes, and must take all reasonable and customary precautions to prevent any third parties from obtaining any propagatable material of this variety.

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Medium
Pollination Pollinator Needed
Ripens/Harvest Late August-early September
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Juicy, Sweet
Texture Crisp
Years to Bear 4 - 6
Zone Range 5 - 9

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 9
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The USDA hardiness zones offer a guide to varieties that will grow well in certain climates. Each zone corresponds to the minimum winter temperatures experienced in a given area. Make sure that your hardiness zone lies within the zone compatability range of this variety before ordering.

Size & Spacing

Shipped Size

Trees ship 3-4' tall with 3/8" trunk. SUPREME trees ship 4-5' tall with 5/8" or larger trunk. Professionally pruned for FREE!

Mature Size

The mature size of this variety depends on the version you choose to plant:
Standard 18-20' Tall X 12-13' Wide
Dwarf 8-10' Tall X 6-7' Wide

Recommended Spacing

The space needed for this variety to grow depends on the size you plant:
Standard 18-20'
Dwarf 8-10'

Pollination Requirements

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Our experts recommend planting one of the following within 50' for optimum pollination.

Tools & Supplies

Having the proper tools and supplies when growing your own can make the difference between a good harvest and a great harvest! Here's a list that our experts recommend for this variety.

Planting & Care

Learn all about how to grow pear trees in The Growing Guide. An entire section of our website dedicated to your growing success.

Shipping Information

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We work hard to make sure that your order arrives at the ideal time for planting in your location. That's why we only ship living products during certain times of the year. Order now and your credit card won't be charged until your climate is suitable for planting success and your order is shipped.

Our Promise of Satisfaction

1 Year Warranty

Every order comes with our promise of satisfaction. If you aren't completely satisfied with your order, let us know within one year for a free one-time replacement or refund.

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