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Max-Red Bartlett Pear

Available Spring 2018

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All the flavor of Bartlett with exceptional sweetness. Bright-red skin makes a dramatic addition to salads and other recipes. Tree grows rapidly and bears early. Sport of Bartlett. Cold-hardy. Introduced circa 1946. Harvest in August. Best pollinators: Starking® Delicious™ or Moonglow. See more Recommended Pollinators below. May be covered by U.S.P.P. #0741 or other patents.

Note: Not a suitable pollinator for Seckel pear trees.

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Bloom Color White
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Large
Pollination Pollinator Needed
Ripens/Harvest August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Juicy, Sweet
Texture Firm, Crisp
Years to Bear 3 - 5
Zone Range 4 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 4 - 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 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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Stark Bro's Store
I had one several years ago and the pears were great. Unfortunately, I lost the tree and several others to a blight. So, I decided to get another.
David G on Apr 16, 2016
I had one several years ago and the pears were great. Unfortunately, I lost the tree and several others to a blight. So, I decided to get another.
David G on Apr 16, 2016

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Growing well!
6 bunches of blossoms and I just planted it last year!
May 19, 2016
over 2 years ago
Healthy stock
It is sprouting and all indications are that this pear tree is going to make a great start.
May 12, 2016
over 2 years ago
Received quickly
Arrived quickly. Planted this bear root dwarf two days after receipt. I followed the instructions. The tree started to show growth after about 7-10 days.
May 18, 2016
over 2 years ago
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