Red Sensation Pear

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Description

Deliciously sweet. This variety has a similar shape to Bartlett, but features higher sugar content. Its brilliant, bright-red skin makes it a dramatic dessert pear. Good when eaten fresh or canned. Originates from Victoria, Australia, in the early 1930s and introduced circa 1959. Harvest in late August. Best pollinators: Starking® Delicious™ or Moonglow. See more Recommended Pollinators below.

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Characteristics

Bloom Color White
Chill Hours 700
Fruit Color Red
Fruit Size Medium
Ripens/Harvest Late August
Shade/Sun Full Sun
Soil Composition Loamy
Soil Moisture Well Drained
Soil pH Level 6.0 - 7.0
Taste Sweet
Texture Firm
Years to Bear 4 - 6
Zone Range 5 - 8

Zone Compatibility

This Variety's Zone Range 5 - 8
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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

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