Cricket Hill Garden
Pear, 'Doyenné Blanc'
Variety description: This ancient French pear was first recorded in 1559. It was introduced at a very early date into New York state by French Huguenots. By the late 19th century, this cultivar had over 60 synonyms sand regional names in the US and France, a testament to both its adaptability and popularity.
Fruit medium in size with straw colored skin. Flesh somewhat granular, somewhat buttery at maturity, moderately juicy. Sweet, aromatic flavor.
Site requirements: Full sun location. Pears will grow in a range of soil types provided the planting location is well drained. Soil pH of 6.5 is ideal.
Hardiness: USDA zones 5-9.
Plant size: Grafted tree, 2-3" with strong central leader. OHxF 97 rootstock.
When we ship: FALL 2022. Ordering for this tree will open in late spring 2022. If you would like an email notification for when this tree is back in stock, please sign up with the button below.
Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to Canada.