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Pyrus communis 'Harrow Sweet'

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

This is a precocious cultivar. Very productive and therefore needs heavy thinning. Blight resistant. Requires at least two cultivars to ensure an adequate pollination.

Height:
30-40 ft.
Flower:
White flowers bloom in early spring.
Zones:
4-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Full sun. Moist, well drained soil.
Texture:
Average
Form:
Oval shape
Edibility:
It produces a similar Bartlett-sized, yellow with red blush and some russetting fruit. The white flesh is sweet and juicy with excellent flavor. Ripens about 3 1/2 weeks after Bartlett.
Width:
30-40 ft.
Leaf:
The simple green leaves feature fine teeth on the margin.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2997