Summercrisp European Pear


Summercrisp European Pear

Pyrus communis Midsummer. MN N33201 (Gaspard No. 5) Brought to the MN Hort Res Stn by John Gaspard in 1933, likely discovered as a wild seedling. U Minn, 1986.

Small to medium sweet dessert and canning pear with green skin and a red blush. Ripens in August in Maine. Eat them fresh, can them in quarters, and juice the rest. Precocious annually bearing tree, medium-sized with typically conic habit. Considered the hardiest variety in the Minnesota collection. Free from fireblight. One of the most popular pears we offer. Z3. Maine Grown. (2½-6' bare-root trees)

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Additional Information

European Pears

Although some pears appear to be self-pollinating, we recommend a second variety for pollination. Bloom dates for all varieties are similar. Plant 15–20' apart. For 2024, European Pears and Perry Pears are on OHxF97 or a similar rootstock.

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