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Stark® Custom Graft® 2-N-1 Pear

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Description

Enjoy two kinds of pears from one tree! This unique variety produces classic Bartlett pears, which are perfect for all uses, and Red Sensation pears, which are perfect for desserts. Ripens in late August. Self-pollinating.

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Fruit Size Medium - Large
Pollination Self-pollinating
Ripens/Harvest Late August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Sweet
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 2 - 3
Zone Range 5 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 8
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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.

Recommended Pollinators

This variety is self pollinating.

In many cases, you may still want to plant pollinating partners to increase the size of your crops, but with self-pollinating varieties doing so is optional. You'll get fruit with only one plant!

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.

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Questions & Answers

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I planted this tree two years ago, and I am having trouble with the Red Sensation as it is far less vigorous of the two grafts. Basically it looks healthy but does not want to put out any new growth, whereas the Bartlett is very vigorous with multiple new branches each season, please advise what I can do to encourage the Red Sensation to put out new growth?
Laurie S on May 16, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Pruning does encourage new growth, so even if you prune just a little on the Red Sensation, it will help. Also, it's important to keep the more vigorous variety in balance with the less vigorous variety when you're growing multi-grafted trees. Try not to allow one to "overshadow" the other.

Customer Reviews

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2 n 1 Pear
This is the second Spring season and it is doing well. Very healthy looking and good rapid growth so far. It did have a blossom or two in the early spring.
May 10, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Stark custom-graft 2 in 1 pear
My little pear tree is now in its second summer. It has and is growing well. I planted it near a west-facing solid wooden fence. The tree receives adequate sunlight. The branching that I suppose is the Bartlett is much more vigorous than the Red Sensation but that, too, is healthy looking. This spring one set of blossoms formed on a "Bartlett" branch. Time will tell if chance pollination occurred from a neighbor's tree. Judging from the difference in vigorousness, I will espalier this tree now so that I can control each variety better and because I have limited space. Della
May 7, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
stark custom graft 2 N 1 pear
This is the first year for my tree, but it is growing like crazy. It was full of blooms. Can't wait to get some fruit from this tree. I know it may take a couple of years, but I am very pleased with it.
May 10, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Hybrid pear tree
We received a pear tree from Stark Brothers last spring with detailed instructions in when and how to plant it. It thrived last year with many blooms. Even though we had a severe winter, the pear tree came back to life this spring with tombs of leaves and new growth. Every healthy plant. I would order again from them!
May 19, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
2n1 pear
the tree is vigorous and very healthy. it is just starting it's second year growth. both grafts took very well. I am very pleased
May 19, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Pears!
I've had this pear tree now for just over a year and so far it's doing well. No buds this year but I suspect that in the next 2-3 years I should get some fruit on it.
May 13, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
good healthy tree
I bought this tree last summer. It's still young so it hasn't started fruiting yet, but it's growing wonderfully and the trunk is getting very thick
May 10, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Great
Arrived in good condition last spring, this year full of new leaves and blossoms, hoping for a bumper crop
May 12, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
Looking great after 1 year
After 1 year, this fruit tree (my 1st from Stark Bros) is the healthiest looking of roughly 20 trees I have attempted to grow to date. So far, so good.
June 21, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago
So far so good
Our tree is healthy and growing. Hasn't produced any fruit, so I'm not I can give it 5 stars. It'll need more time, but looks good now.
May 22, 2016
Purchased
1 year ago