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Tyson Antique Pear

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A blight-resistant “sugar” pear that ripens about two full weeks before other varieties. Sometimes called a “summer Seckel,” it has a similar sweet, spicy flavor. The fruit is a yellow, medium size and juicy— excellent fresh or canned. Hardy trees are heavy producers. Best pollinators: Starking® Delicious™ or Moonglow. Pears are ready to harvest in early August.


Bloom Color Pink, White
Fruit Color Yellow Green
Fruit Size Medium
Ripens/Harvest Early August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Spicy-sweet
Texture Crisp
Years to Bear 4 - 6
Zone Range 5 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 8
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