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: Available for LATE SUMMER & FALL 2021 shipping.
Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to Canada.