Small dessert pears. Also called a “sugar pear” or “candy pear”, this fruit is super sweet with a hint of spice. Often used in cooking and canning, but also enjoyed fresh. Tree is disease-resistant to fireblight. Originates around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the 1700s. Ripens in mid September. Best pollinators: Starking® Delicious™ or Moonglow.
Note: Cannot pollinate Bartlett pear trees
|Soil Moisture||Well Drained|
|Soil pH Level||6.0 - 7.0|
|Years to Bear||4 - 6|
|Zone Range||5 - 8|
|Standard||18-20' Tall X 12-13' Wide|
|Dwarf||8-10' Tall X 6-7' Wide|