It is a European pear variety that produces large, yellow fruit with a smooth and juicy white flesh--ideal for eating, canning and preserves. White blossoms bloom in mid to early spring, and it is fast growing. The trees are easy to grow and will start to produce fruit in four to six years, and can produce for over 100 years!
Current Sale Size: ¾" caliper, 5-6 ft. bare root transplant.
Rootstock: OHxF-87. Partially self-fertile. Productive. This rootstock can be planted at 5" in row and 12-14" between rows.
Growth Rate: Fast (24"/ year)
Soils: Sand, Loam
Moisture: Moist, well drained
Shade Tolerance: Full Sun
Mature Height: 15-20 ft.
Mature Spread: 10-20ft.
Deer Damage Potential: High
Other: Winter hardy; vigorous and productive, ripens in late August to early September.