Fruit is good size and quality. Very tender and juicy. A good pollinator for most other pear trees.
Recognized for many years as the hardiest pear from the University of Minnesota, released in 1985. Free of fire blight. An annual bearer. Fruit is pyriform in shape, 2.5-3" in diameter and 3-3.5" long. Blooms early in May. The fruit should be harvested in mid-August when crisp and still green with a red blush. Fruit harvested at that time is sweet and crisp, and may be stored up to 2 months. Use either 'Parker' or 'Patten' as pollinator.
Juicy, sweet, medium to small bright yellow fruit. Blooms early May. Tree globe shaped. Glossy green foliage, red fall color. Excellent dessert pear for northern Great Plains. Fire blight resistant.
Pollen-sterile, cannot be used to pollinate a second pear tree. 'Parker' is a good pollinator.
1934 University of Minnesota introduction. Large, yellow-bronze fruit. Fine grained, tender and juicy. Upright and vigorous grower.
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