A productive, hearty variety. This tree bears large crops of medium-size fruit featuring glossy yellow skin with tan-russet hues. Flesh is aromatic and juicy with a smooth, buttery texture. These pears store well and are good for fresh eating, canning or making desserts or pear butter. Tree is disease-resistant to fire blight and has an upright growth habit. Originates in Ohio, introduced in 1998. Heat-tolerant. Harvest in early September. Hardy to Zone 5.
Blakes Pride Pear
*Pears need a pollinizer. The 2 varieties in this sale will pollinate each other. Check a pear pollination chart if you already have pears in your yard to see if they will act as pollinizers. Seckel and Bartlett are also good pollinizers.