Variety description: A type of the rare red fleshed or “blood” pears, with larger fruit and more disease resistance than other red fleshed cultivars. An ancient cultivar thought to have originated in Germany. The fruit is still quite small, with a cinnamon-like 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 FT, with strong central leader. MATURE SIZE 10-12 FT.
When we ship: Available for SPRING 2018 shipping.
Shipping restrictions: Cannot ship to Canada.
Organically grown by Cricket Hill Garden, in compliance with CT NOFA Farmer's Pledge.