‘Bartlett’ Pear — Scion Cuttings




European pear. Large yellow fruit. Aromatic, moist, cream-colored to ivory, fine-grained flesh. Best when picked at the green stage and allowed to ripen off the tree. Bartlett pears develop a juicy, smooth, buttery texture with a sweet flavor when fully ripe. This heirloom Pear is also called Williams’ Bon Chrétien. Tree is resistant to monolina and is susceptible to Fire Blight. Also called Williams.

Pear is drought tolerant. USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-9.

Pears do great in the Pacific Northwest.

Variety: Bartlett
Common Name: Pear
Latin Name: Pyrus communis sativa
Family: Rosaceae
Alias: Williams’ Bon Chrétien, Williams
Characteristics: heirloom
Other Common Names: Common Pear, European Pear
Lifecycle: Perennial
Leaf Drop: Deciduous
Forest Layer: Understory Tree
Food Type: Fruit Tree
Height: 15ft
Sun: Full, Partial
Habitats: Hedges, woodland margins
Soil Type: Sand, Loam, Clay, Heavy Clay
Pollinated By: Bees
Food Uses: Fruit – raw or cooked. The flavor. ranges from rather harsh and astringent (cultivars used for making alcoholic drinks) through to soft, sweet and very juicy. The best dessert fruits have an exquisite sweet flavor., usually with a very soft flesh, whilst cooking varieties have harder less sweet flesh.
Other Uses: A yellow-tan dye is obtained from the leaves. Wood – heavy, tough, durable, fine grained, hard. Used by cabinet and instrument makers. When covered with black varnish it is an excellent ebony substitute.
Susceptibility: Fire Blight
Disease Resistance: monolina
Sources: pfaf.org

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1 Scion Cutting, 2 Scion Cuttings


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