Summercrisp European Pear


Summercrisp European Pear

Midsummer. MN N33201 (Gaspard No. 5). Brought to the Minnesota Horticultural Research Station by John Gaspard in 1933, likely discovered as a wild seedling. Intro U Minn, 1986.

Large obovate-acute-pyriform very sweet dessert and canning pear with green skin and a red blush. Ripens in August in Maine. Eat them fresh crisp, 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. Z3. Maine Grown. (2½-6' bare-root trees)

302 Summercrisp
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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.

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