European Pears

European Pear
Bartlett
285 Late Summer. Large greenish-yellow classic obtuse-pyriform pear. Adaptable to many climates and soils. Full reliable annual crops. Z4. read more
European Pear
Beurre Clairgeau
286 Mid-Late Fall. Richly flavored buttery juicy flesh. Used for cooking and canning. Precocious and productive annual bearer. Z4. read more
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Bosc
287 Fall. Large dark rich yellow pear covered with cinnamon-brown russet. Distinctive sweet rich spicy and juicy. Z4. read more
European Pear
Cabot Vermont
289 Fall. Medium-large pear with yellowish skin and a slight reddish blush. A superior dessert pear. Highly ornamental tree. Z3/4. read more
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Comptesse Clara Frijs
290 Summer. Medium-sized rather thick-skinned fruit with buttery aromatic juicy flesh. Nectar-like flavor. Keeps for a month. Z4. read more
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Dana Hovey
291 Winter. Small obovate-obtuse-pyriform rich golden-yellow russeted pear. Possibly the best eating of all winter pears. Keeps extremely well. Z4. read more
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Duchesse de Berry d’Ete
293 Mid-Late Summer. Very high-quality dessert pear. Juicy, sugary, aromatic flesh. Productive vigorous grower. Z4. read more
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Kaspar’s Winter
295 Late Fall-Winter. Frankendorf, Germany. Coarse flesh, good flavor. Great storage pear. Can keep until April in the root cellar. Z4. read more
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Luscious
296 Early Fall. Soft fine flesh is sweet and flavorful with almost no grit cells. Produces annual crops of delicious medium-sized fruit. Bears heavily. Z3. read more
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McLaughlin
297 Fall. Medium-large russeted pear with sweet, rich, perfumed flesh. Extremely juicy. Highest-quality dessert pear keeps well into winter. Z4. read more
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Nova
298 Late Summer. Large yellow roundish dessert pear with melting juicy flesh. Z3. read more
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Patten
299 Late Summer. The best-quality large hardy pear available. Very good fresh eating with sweet “high flavor.” Good canning. Z3. read more
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Seckel
300 Late Summer. Small obovate yellowish-brown russeted pear with slight red blush. Often considered the best-flavored of all pears. Good fresh and cooked. Z4. read more
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Summercrisp
302 Midsummer. Large obovate acute-pyriform green pear with a red blush. Very sweet dessert and canning pear. Z3. read more
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Tyson
303 Summer. Medium-sized fruit is very juicy, sweet and aromatic. Flavor second only to Seckle. Very large vigorous annually productive tree. Rare. Z4. read more