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Also called Beurre d’Anjou

Still tasty seven months later. This pear hits all the right notes. It’s cold-hardy, vigorous and precocious... and its keeping quality is unparalleled at up to seven months. Bright green and very firm at harvest, with a tinge of yellow as it ripens. Subtly sweet, fine-textured flesh. Introduced to America in 1842. Harvest in late September. Best pollinators: Bartlett, Beurre Bosc or Starking® Delicious™. See more Recommended Pollinators below.


Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Green
Fruit Size Large
Pollination Pollinator Needed
Ripens/Harvest Late September
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Sweet, Juicy
Texture Smooth, Firm.
Years to Bear 4 - 6
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.

Size & Spacing

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'

Recommended Pollinators

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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1 Year Warranty

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Questions & Answers

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Why did you choose this?
Stark Bro's Store
Anjou pears have a good taste and texture.
Michael M on Oct 12, 2018
best tasting pear, no grit, and is a long keeper
BRANDON T on Apr 10, 2018
Anjou pears have a good taste and texture.
Michael M on Oct 12, 2018
stores well, great taste!
mark s on Apr 30, 2018
best tasting pear, no grit, and is a long keeper
BRANDON T on Apr 10, 2018
Anjous are probably the most delicious pear there is!
Patricia H on Sep 13, 2017
I read on SF Gate that it would do well in the shade. It's doing great!
LAURA H on Apr 29, 2017
I needed a pollinator for a bartlett pear.
Lucas S on Mar 27, 2017
I think its the best fresh eating pear
BRIAN B on Mar 7, 2017
my daughter wanted to have pear trees
mark l on Apr 5, 2016
stores well, great taste!
mark s on Apr 30, 2018
Anjous are probably the most delicious pear there is!
Patricia H on Sep 13, 2017
Are anjou the same as D'anjou?
Paige S on Apr 3, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes. It is French! Anjou is a province there and De Anjou or D'Anjou would translates in to Of Anjou
Would moonglow pears be a good pollinator for Anjou?
Manny on Jul 21, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes, there is enough overlap in their respective bloom times for pollination to occur.
Is there a dwarf variety for Anjou pear trees?
Arti N on Jul 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The term "dwarf" only refers to size. 'Anjou' is the variety, which you can get in standard, semi-dwarf and dwarf sizes. Right now all we have is the standard size but the dwarf size will be available again in the fall.
Will a green Anjou pollinate a red Anjou?
Vee K on Feb 19, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes. They are technically strains of the same variety, but are different enough to serve as pollinators.
Will an anjou pollinate with an asian pear?
T rex on Apr 23, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Anjou blooms a bit too late for Asian pears ... Bartlett would be a better choice as a pollinator.

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Anjou Pear
The Anjou pear I received from Stark Brothers last year is doing great. While I'm looking forward to having pears in the coming years, the tree is well shaped and is a beautiful ornamental at this time.
May 15, 2017
over 2 years ago
Tree might have fruit this year.
The pears I bought from Starking, Red Anjou are 2 yrs old and are doing well, with a few fruit set.
July 10, 2017
over 4 years ago
looking great lots of leaves. alos has had alot of flowers yet but, it is only the second year.
May 4, 2017
over 2 years ago