‘Red D’Anjou’ Pear — Scion Cuttings




Also called Red Anjou, this Pear ripens mid season. The fruit is red skinned with other qualities similar to Anjou. Tree is a sport (bud mutation) of Anjou. Also called Gebhard Red Anjou & LeRoi.

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

Pears do great in the Pacific Northwest.

Variety: Red D’Anjou
Common Name: Pear
Latin Name: Pyrus communis sativa
Family: Rosaceae
Alias: Red Anjou, Gebhard Red Anjou, LeRoi
Other Common Names: Common Pear, European Pear
Genetics: sport of Anjou
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
Fruit: red skinned with other qualities similar to Anjou
Season (Ripening): (mid season)
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.
Sources: pfaf.org

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1 Scion Cutting


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