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Description

Any way you slice ‘em, the possibilities are endless. “Pears” perfectly with cheese, baked, roasted or eaten fresh. This fruit has the classic Bosc pear shape and is true to its name with a russet brown skin and yellowish-white flesh. Discovered in an orchard in Oregon. Best pollinator: Bartlett. Ripens in late September.

Characteristics

Bloom Color Pink, White
Fruit Color Brown
Fruit Size Medium - Large
Ripens/Harvest Late September
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Sweet
Years to Bear 4 - 7
Zone Range 5 - 9

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 9
My Hardiness Zone ?
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.

Pollination

This variety requires another one for adequate pollination.

Cross-pollination by a different variety is key to its growing and bearing success. Plant one of these varieties within 50' for best 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.

Our Promise of Satisfaction

1 Year Warranty

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The Best tasting out there
Bryan H on Mar 8, 2020
The Best tasting out there
Bryan H on Mar 8, 2020
How old is this tree?
Renee' on Feb 26, 2020
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate you reaching out to us. Our trees are 2 years old when shipped.

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to reach back out to us. Have a great day!
What is the chill hours?
Tammy M on Feb 25, 2020
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate you reaching out to us. This pear requires 500-600 chill hours.

If you have any further questions please don't hesitate to reach back out to us. Have a great day!
Live in eastern Kentucky. I believe zone 4 Would this grow well?
Margaret on Apr 19, 2020
This pear is compatible to my area zone 9 but the only pear recommended for cross pollination is not compatible for my area. Would two of the same pear tree work?
Montea B on Mar 8, 2020

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