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Pyrus communis 'Harvest Queen'

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

This is a very productive cultivar, usually can be harvest several days earlier than Bartlett. Very resistant to Blight. At least two cultivars are recommended 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 Bartlett-shaped yellow fruit, but a little bit smaller in size. The smooth and juicy whit flesh tastes similar to Bartlett but with fewer grit cells. Good for canning.
Width:
30-40 ft.
Leaf:
The simple green leaves feature fine teeth on the margin.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 2998