Strong long-lived beautiful trees are reliable producers and easy to grow. Home grown Pears have a melting sweet rich flavor and are great fresh, canned or dried. Trees have showy blooms in spring and turn a Gorgeous fall color late in the season. Pears are better adapted to heavier wet soils than most fruit trees, but can"t t... (continued below)
Strong long-lived beautiful trees are reliable producers and easy to grow. Home grown Pears have a melting sweet rich flavor and are great fresh, canned or dried. Trees have showy blooms in spring and turn a Gorgeous fall color late in the season. Pears are better adapted to heavier wet soils than most fruit trees, but can"t tolerate waterlogged soils. Fruit needs to be picked before fully soft and ripened off the tree in a cool spot. Harvest fruit when stem easily separates from branch. Grafted on standard seedling rootstock. Need 2 for cross-pollination. Zones 4-9.
Late season classic dessert variety has large yellow fruits with juicy melting aromatic sweet flesh. One of our favorites. Good keeper that can be kept in fridge and brought out to ripen through much of the winter. The creme de la creme of pears.
Excellent, large calabash shaped greenish yellow fruit has creamy white flesh that is sweet, very juicy and melting with a pleasant flavor. Ripens in October and November making it a good pear for winter storage and late season eating. Very productive, an
Very early ripening (two weeks before Bartlett)." Abundant juicy sweet fruits are medium sized with yellow thin skin." This selection is from a 100+ year old magnificent heavy bearing tree in our Orchard.
Tasty midseason variety was discovered growing in a roadside hedgerow on Orcas Island WA, by fruit enthusiast, Joe Long." Excellent scab resistant fruits are gold with a red blush and are sweet rich and juicy.
Beautiful red skinned sport of Bartlett found near Zillah, Washinton in 1938. Slightly sweeter and finer textured than regular Bartlett, they are excellent for fresh eating, canning and drying. Ripens along with Bartlett in mid-late August. Regular heavy
Small round fruit is very sweet and juicy with a spicy, rich and aromatic flavor. Melting white flesh has excellent quality. Hardy, upright and productive tree originated in the Philadelphia, PA area in the early 19th century. Sometimes referred to as the
Incredible long keeping pear is a cross of St. Remy winter pear and Comice. Given to me by my friend Ed Suij of Orcas Island, it was originally developed by his father in Holland, who was a farmer and long time fruitgrower and enthusiast. A truly unique
Excellent late ripening winter pear is one of the best keepers. Medium sized round-conical fruit hads green skin with brown russet and is sweet, juicy, aromatic, richly flavored with a smooth buttery texture. Hardy, spreading tree is very productive. Ori