Cricket Hill Garden

Pear, 'Doyenné Blanc'

$ 38

Pyrus communis

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.

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