MNRC – Recognized for many years as the hardiest pear from the University of Minnesota, released in 1985. Free of fireblight. An annual bearer. Fruit is pyriform in shape, 2.5-3″ in diameter and 3-3.5″ long. Blooms early in May. The fruit should be harvested in mid-August when crisp and still green with a red blush. Fruit harvested at that time is sweet and crisp, and may be stored up to 2 months. Use either ‘Parker’ or ‘Patten’ as pollinator.
Exposure: Full Sun
Blooming Date: Early May
Ripening Date: Mid August
Pollinator: Use Either Parker or Patten
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