Variety description: A very late ripening and cold hardy pear widely grown in Sweden for winter storage. Like some late ripening apples, the 'Johantorp' pear will hang on the tree late into the winter. In areas with a mild climate, it can be enjoyed directly off the tree into late December.
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.
When we ship: Available for FALL 2017 shipping.
Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to Canada.
Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.