Pyrus communis 'Seckel'
- Common Name(s):
- Seckel pear, Sugar pear
- Edible Plants, Trees
This easy-grown tree is very productive. It is cold-hardy and frost resistant. It also resists to Fire Blight and some ohter common pear diseases. Needs at least two cultivars to ensure adequate pollinating.
- 10-15 ft.
- The white flower blooms in spring.
- Full sun. Slightly acidic, deep, heavy and moist well-drained soil.
- It produces small-sized, yellowish-brown fruit. The fine-grained flesh is smooth, sweet and juicy. The aromatic and spicy taste makes it a great choice for spiced pears. It is also good for pickling and canning. Ripens in September.
- 8-12 ft.
- Growth Rate:
- The green, simple leaves provide fall color.
NCCES plant id: 2983