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Pyrus communis 'Magness'

Common Name(s):
Magness pear
Categories:
Edible Plants, Trees
Comment:

Magness pear is both productive and beautiful. Very resistant to Fire Blight. Self fertile but it will be good to have other cultivars to ensure an adequate pollination. It has a vigorous growth rate and upright spreading habit.

Height:
10-20 ft.
Flower:
Showy white flowers bloom in cluster in the spring.
Zones:
5-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Full sun. Moist, well drained soil, but can not tolerate standing water. Very tolerant to urban pollution.
Texture:
Average
Form:
Upright, oval shape
Edibility:
It produces medium-sized, oval-shaped, greenish-yellow fruit with a slight russet. The flesh is sweet, soft, juicy with almost no grit cells. It is also very aromatic. Great quality makes it a good candidate for making jams or eating fresh. Ripens about a week after Bartlett.
Width:
10-20 ft.
Growth Rate:
Fast
Leaf:
The simple green leaves feature fine teeth on the margin will provide a dark purple in the fall.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2995