Pyrus communis 'Moonglow'
- Common Name(s):
- Moonglow pear
- Edible Plants, Trees
The Moonglow pear tree is resistant to Fire Blight and can bear fruits for many years. It has a vigorous growth habit. Needs at least two cultivars to ensure adequate pollination.
- 18-20 ft. or 8-10 ft.
- The showy, fragrant white flower blooms early in the spring.
- Full-sun. Loamy and well drained soil with a pH of 6.0-7.0.
- It produces medium to large sized, Bartlett-shaped yellow to red fruit. The white flesh is soft and moderate juicy with almost no grit cells. Ripens in early to mid August, a week before Bartlett.
- 12-13 ft. or 6-7 ft.
NCCES plant id: 2981