European Pears

European Pear
Bartlett
265 Late Summer. Large greenish-yellow classic obtuse-pyriform pear. Adaptable to many climates and soils. Full reliable annual crops. Z4. read more
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Beurre Clairgeau
266 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
267 Fall. Large dark rich yellow pear covered with cinnamon-brown russet. Distinctive sweet rich spicy and juicy. Z4. read more
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Cabot Vermont
269 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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Clapp Favorite
270 Mid-Late Summer. Hardy pear common in Maine for over 100 years. Very juicy melting sweet fruit. Absolutely perfect pear flavor for fresh eating. Makes a great pear wine. Z4. read more
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Columbia
271 Fall. Looks similar to Bartlett. Granular sweet juicy flesh. Good for dessert, excellent for canning or sauce. Large vigorous spreading productive tree fruits very heavily every other year. Z4. read more
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Dana Hovey
273 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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Endicott
275 Fall. The original Endicott pear tree in MA is about 400 years old and is probably the oldest living fruit tree in America. Moderately tasty fresh eating and good for perry. Z4/5. read more
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Gourmet
276 Late Summer. Similar in texture to Asian pears but less watery and has more flavor. Crisp melting flesh. Very hardy annual bearer. Z3. read more
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Kaspar’s Winter
277 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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Patten
279 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
280 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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Stacyville
281 Late Summer. Delicious citrusy aftertaste. Good fresh and cooked. Precocious, productive, vigorous. Disease resistant. Rare. Z3. read more
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Tyson
282 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
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Vermont Beauty
283 Fall. Alluringly attractive medium-sized fruits. Yellow-tinged flesh is tender, melting, smooth, dense, fine-grained, juicy, with very few grit cells. Excellent dessert pear. Keeps 5-6 weeks. Z4. read more