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Keith Weller, USDA/ARS

(Pear, Potomac Pear)

The luscious, golden, often buttery-fleshed fruit of pears is a welcome late-season treat. These beloved deciduous fruit trees originate from Europe and Asia, and evidence shows their fruits were gathered and eaten in pre-history times. Broad cultivation of pears began in ancient Greece and Rome. Now there are over 1000 wonderful cultivated varieties available that differ in fruit color, size, flavor and texture. Like apples, peaches, cherries and plums, pears are in the king of the edible fruit...

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Jessie Keith

(Dessert Pear, Pear, Seckel Pear)

The small fruits produced by the ‘Seckel’ pear are dull brownish yellow with a russet sheen and have buttery, juicy flesh that’s sweet and fragrant. They ripen in late summer and are ideal for canning, though they don’t keep well fresh. This very old American heirloom was discovered by the sportsman, Dutch Jacobs, in a remote location outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in around 1760. Dutch kept the location of the tree a secret, but was known to share the fruits with his friends. The property...

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Jessie Keith

(Pear, Sensation Red Bartlett Pear)

A red-fruited sport of the popular Bartlett pear, 'Sensation Red Bartlett' produces numerous medium-sized, yellow-skinned fruits that blush dark red as they ripen. Introduced to the United States in 1959, it originated in Victoria, Australia circa 1940.

The soft, luscious, rough-skinned fruit is sweet and juicy with little graininess. The pears ripen in mid- to late summer, a few days later than those of 'Bartlett'. This upright, stout-branched, medium-sized tree bears masses of fragrant white...

(Dessert Pear, Pear, Sugar Pear)

The luscious, golden, often buttery-fleshed fruit of pears is a welcome late-season treat. These beloved deciduous fruit trees originate from Europe and Asia, and evidence shows their fruits were gathered and eaten in pre-history times. Broad cultivation of pears began in ancient Greece and Rome. Now there are over 1000 wonderful cultivated varieties available that differ in fruit color, size, flavor and texture. Like apples, peaches, cherries and plums, pears are in the king of the edible fruit...

(Pear, Warren Pear)

The fire blight resistant pear ‘Warren’ is valued for its broad, brownish-green fruits. The tender, juicy, white-fleshed pears are sweet and buttery when ripe. This summer bearing cultivar was discovered as a chance seedling in Mississippi.

Pears are beloved deciduous fruit trees that originate from Europe and Asia. They are medium-sized, have upright, pyramidal habits and thrive in most temperate regions. In spring, they produce five-petaled, white flowers that are fragrant and attract bees...

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U. P. Hedrick, The Pears of New York, USDA/ARS

(Dessert Pear, Pear, Winter Nelis Pear)

The European heirloom pear, ‘Winter Nelis’, was developed in the early nineteenth century by Jean Charles Nelis of Mechlin, Belgium. Its small to medium-sized fruits have thick greenish yellow russeted skin. The flesh within is buttery and somewhat juicy with a pleasing spicy flavor. The fruits are produced in winter and the trees are moderately susceptible to fire blight.

Pears are deciduous fruit trees that originate from Europe and Asia. They are medium-sized, have upright, pyramidal habits...

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James H. Schutte

(Asian Pear)

The Asian pear is among the most delicious of all fruits, particularly fresh off the tree. The fruit is often called pear-apple or prapple because its flesh combines the crispness of an apple with the melting sweetness of a pear. Its high price and suitability for the table make this East Asian native one of the most worthwhile trees to grow in the backyard.

The yellow- or amber-skinned fruits of Asian pear have snow-white, mildly sweet flesh. They grow on upright spreading deciduous trees that...

(20th Century Asian Pear, Asian Pear)

The Asian pear is among the most delicious of all fruits, particularly when eaten fresh off the tree. The fruit is often called pear-apple or prapple because its flesh combines the crispness of an apple with the melting sweetness of a pear. Its high price and suitability for the table make this East Asian native one of the most worthwhile trees to grow in the backyard.

Introduced in 1898, ‘Twentieth Century’ is the best known Asian pear. An upright spreading deciduous tree that bears its fruit...

(Asian Pear, Hosui Asian Pear)

The Asian pear is among the most delicious of all fruits, particularly fresh off the tree. The fruit is often called pear-apple or prapple because its flesh combines the crispness of an apple with the melting sweetness of a pear. Its high price and suitability for the table make this East Asian native one of the most worthwhile trees to grow in the backyard.

The large golden-brown-skinned fruits of 'Hosui' have crisp, juicy, sweet, mildly flavored, whitish flesh. A vigorous spreading deciduous...

(Asian Pear, Ishiwase Asian Pear)

The Asian pear is among the most delicious of all fruits, particularly fresh off the tree. The fruit is often called pear-apple or prapple because its flesh combines the crispness of an apple with the melting sweetness of a pear. Its high price and suitability for the table make this East Asian native one of the most worthwhile trees to grow in the backyard.

The large, greenish-brown-skinned pears of 'Ishiiwase' have crisp, juicy, sweet, mildly flavored, white flesh. A vigorous upright deciduous...