Summercrisp Pear (Pyrus ‘Summercrisp’)

  • Height:  12-15′
  • Spread:  8-12′
  • Exposure:  Full Sun
  • Zone:  3-8

 

MNRC – Recognized for many years as the hardiest pear from the University of Minnesota, released in 1985. Free of fire blight. 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.  Available in #5 containers.  Our stock is always changing so please call for current availability.