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Clapp's Favorite Pear

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Description

Handsome and hardy. Vigorous tree has an upright growth habit and produces large, sun-yellow pears with a red cheek. Fruit is juicy with a fine sweet texture, ideal for fresh-eating and canning. Harvest a week or two before Bartlett. Originates from Massachusetts in the late 1800s. Ripens in late August. Best pollinators: Beurre Bosc or Moonglow. See more Recommended Pollinators below.

Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Yellow
Fruit Size Large - Extra Large
Pollination Pollinator Needed
Ripens/Harvest Late August-mid September
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Juicy And Sweet
Texture Fine Grained/crisp
Years to Bear 4 - 6
Zone Range 5 - 7

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 7
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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.

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Old but the best
This is the pear my great-grandfather planted. I still have one of the original trees I have friends and relatives all around that I have to call when they are getting ripe.
May 29, 2016
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