Summercrisp Pear                     

Recognized for many years as the hardiest pear from the University of Minnesota, released in 1985. Free of fire blight. An annual bearer. Fruit is pyriform in shape, 2.5-3" in diameter and 3-3.5" long. Blooms early in May. The fruit should be harvested in mid-August when crisp and still green with a red blush. Fruit harvested at that time is sweet and crisp, and may be stored up to 2 months. Use either 'Parker' or 'Patten' as pollinator.


Ure Pear  

Fruit is green-yellow, very juicy and approximately 2" in diameter. Has sturdy branching. Good for eating and canning. Approximate ripening date is August 15.



 


PEAR VARIETIES

Pears are a bit tricky, as they are very picky from a required pollinator perspective.  We've chosen two varieties that will cross pollinate and have excellent qualities. The fruit should be harvested in mid-August when crisp and still green with a red blush. Fruit harvested at that time is sweet and crisp, and may be stored up to 2 months.


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Patten Pear                             

Fruit is good size and quality. Very tender and juicy. A good pollinator for most other pear trees.