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‘Rescue’ Pear — Scion Cuttings

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Description

A delectable high quality upright tree. This early season, fresh eating Pear ripens 6 days before Bartlett and is also good for canning. The fruit is of excellent quality with attractive, large to very large, juicy, smooth, buttery, sweet & orange-red blushed with yellow flesh. Tree is No, is vigorous, is resistant to scab and is annually productive. Storage: a few months. It was found near Vancouver, Canada and RESCUED from demolition by Knox Nomura, 1975. Large green w/ beautiful red blush. Very flavorful with buttery sweet tart melting flesh when ripe. Vigorous tree and quite productive. USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-9.

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

Pears do great in the Pacific Northwest.

SKU: PR6
Variety: Rescue
Common Name: Pear
Latin Name: Pyrus communis sativa
Family: Rosaceae
Characteristics: fresh, canning
Pollination: No
Storage: a few months
Other Common Names: Common Pear, European Pear
Origin: found near Vancouver, Canada and RESCUED from demolition by Knox Nomura, 1975
Lifecycle: Perennial
Leaf Drop: Deciduous
Forest Layer: Understory Tree
Food Type: Fruit Tree
Height: 15ft
Vigor: yes
Hardiness: 5-9
Sun: Full, Partial
Habitats: Hedges, woodland margins
Soil Type: Sand, Loam, Clay, Heavy Clay
Pollinated By: Bees
Fruit: of excellent quality with attractive, large to very large, juicy, smooth, buttery, sweet, orange-red blushed with yellow flesh
Season (Ripening): early (6 days before Bartlett)
Production: annual
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.
Disease Resistance: scab
Sources: pfaf.org
wikipedia.org

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1 Scion Cutting

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