‘Highland’ Pear — Scion Cuttings




Quince Compatible. This Pear tree is susceptible to Fire Blight and is a cross between Bartlett and Comice.

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

Pears do great in the Pacific Northwest.

Variety: Highland
Common Name: Pear
Latin Name: Pyrus communis sativa
Family: Rosaceae
Other Common Names: Common Pear, European Pear
Genetics: Bartlett x Comice
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
Sources: pfaf.org

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1 Scion Cutting, 2 Scion Cuttings, 4 Scion Cuttings


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