Blake's Pride Pear
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Blake's Pride Pear

Blake's Pride Pear

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Pyrus communis

Blake’s Pride ripens in mid-September and is good for fresh eating and preserving. A productive, hearty variety. This tree bears large crops of medium-size fruit featuring glossy yellow skin with tan-russet hues.

These pears store well and are good for fresh eating, canning or making desserts or pear butter. Tree is disease-resistant to fire blight and has an upright growth habit. Heat-tolerant. Harvest in early September. Best pollinators: Bartlett or Beurre Bosc.

Current Sale Size: min. 3/4" caliper, 5-6 ft. bare-root transplant

Rootstock: OHxF-87, can be planted at 5’ in row and 12-14’ between rows. Partially self-fertile. 

Maturity Harvest Chart (PDF) - August - September

Growth Rate: Moderate (6-12”/yr.)

Soils: Sand, Loam, Clay

Moisture: Dry to Moist

Shade Tolerance: Full to Part sun

Mature Height: 12-15 ft.

Deer Damage Potential: High