Pear, 'Leopardo Morettini'

Pear, 'Leopardo Morettini'

$ 30.00

Pyrus communis

Variety description:
Medium sized pear of Italian origin with a fine, buttery texture. According to Joseph Postman, curator of the national pear collection in Corvallis, OR "Flavor is an important characteristic of any pear released in Italy, and this ['Leopardo Morettini'] is no exception.”

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.

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