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.