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About Our Pear Trees

Pear Tree Sizes: There is variability in the tree sizes, but they are generally a ¾” caliper minimum with light to moderate branching (feathering) unless noted. Height is usually at least 5′, but often over 7′.

Pear Tree Rootstock

Standard – 25′ Maturity

OHxF 97 – 10-16′ Maturity

OHxF 87 – 8-12′ Maturity

Pollination

Pears do require an additional pear tree of a different variety for pollination. The pears available here will work for each other. See the special note for Luscious, however.

2023 Nursery ordering has begun and goes through April 1st. Pre-order pickup and regular store shopping will be April 21st-May 21st.

Early Gold

Rootstock: Standard

Bareroot Price: $40 *Includes tree guard and mycorryzal inoculant. Please see nursery homepage for pickup info. Remember, we do not ship!

Zone: 3-7

Nice fresh eating or canning pear that ripens in early August. Extremely cold hardy.

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Golden Spice
Rootstock: Standard

Bareroot Price: $40 *Includes tree guard and mycorryzal inoculant. Please see nursery homepage for pickup info. Remember, we do not ship!

Zone: 3-7

Ripens: Mid-September

Very cold hardy. Yellow fruit lightly blushed with dull red. Best for canning and spicing, fair for fresh eating.

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Luscious

Rootstock: OHxF97

Bareroot Price: $40 *Includes tree guard and mycorryzal inoculant. Please see nursery homepage for pickup info. Remember, we do not ship!

Zone: 4-8

Ripens: Mid-September

 Luscsious is a 1973 introduction from South Dakota. This is an excellent dessert pear for the northern Great Plains. Small to medium sized bright yellow fruit. Beautiful red fall foliage.

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Parker
Rootstock: OHxF 87 (Semi-dwarf)

Bareroot Price: $40 *Includes tree guard and mycorryzal inoculant. Please see nursery homepage for pickup info. Remember, we do not ship!

Zone: 3-8

Ripens: August

Large, yellow bronze fruit that is fine-grained, tender and juicy. Vigorous growth habit. A 1934 University of MN introduction that is also a popular pollinator.

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Patten
Rootstock: OHxF 87 (Semi-dwarf)

Bareroot Price: $40 *Includes tree guard and mycorryzal inoculant. Please see nursery homepage for pickup info. Remember, we do not ship!

Zone: 4-8

Ripens: September

Tender, juicy fruit of a good size. Very good for fresh eating. A great pollinator for other pears.

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Shenandoah
Rootstock: OHxF 97 (Semi-dwarf)

Bareroot Price: $40 *Includes tree guard and mycorryzal inoculant. Please see nursery homepage for pickup info. Remember, we do not ship!

Zone: 4-8

Ripens: Mid-September

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Summercrisp Pear
Rootstock: OHxF 87 (Semi-dwarf)

Bareroot Price: $40 *Includes tree guard and mycorryzal inoculant. Please see nursery homepage for pickup info. Remember, we do not ship!

Zone: 3-8

Ripens: Mid-August

Very cold hardy pear, free of fireblight. A good annual-bearer. 2 month storage.

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Tawara Asian

Rootstock: OHxF 87 (Semi-dwarf)

Bareroot Price: $40

Zone: 4-8

Ripens: August-September

Unusualy dark tan fruit. Tastes like a cross between and apple and pear. Crisp. This is the most cold hardy of Asian pears.

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Ure
Rootstock: Standard

Bareroot Price: $40 *Includes tree guard and mycorryzal inoculant. Please see nursery homepage for pickup info. Remember, we do not ship!

Zone: 3-7

Ripens: Mid to Late August

Good for eating and canning. Fruit is generally 2′ in diameter. Fruit is green-yellow and very juicy.

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