Variety description: Very, very early ripening pear variety from Bulgaria. Small pyriform fruit ripens in late June or early July. Fruit must be eaten fresh or preserved, not a keeper! Trees are vigorous and productive. Perfectly winter hardy in USDA zones 5-9.
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, 24" with strong central leader. Grafted onto semi-dwarf OHxF 333 rootstock.
When we ship: Available for fall shipping. Order early.
Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to Canada.
Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.