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Summercrisp Pear on Calleryana (Spring 2023)


A sweet, crisp, winter hardy pear.

This is an upright and productive tree with moderate fireblight resistance. It blooms early and is very winter hardy. Summercrisp trees are known to be long lived.

The medium-large fruit ripens mid-August. The pears have sweet, low acid, crisp flesh, almost like an Asian pear. The fruit are best consumed slightly underripe; the eating quality is highest while the flesh is firm and crisp.

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This is an upright and productive tree with moderate fireblight resistance. It blooms early and is very winter hardy. Summercrisp trees are known to be long lived.

The medium-large fruit ripens mid-August. The pears have sweet, low acid, crisp flesh, almost like an Asian pear. The fruit are best consumed slightly underripe; the eating quality is highest while the flesh is firm and crisp.


The Fruit

Fruit Type

Category: Pear
Subcategory: European, Cold-Hardy

Fruit Uses & Storage

Uses: fresh eating, baking
Storage duration: less than one month (approximate, depending on storage conditions)

Fruit Appearance

Skin color: green
Flesh color: white

Fruit Origins

Parentage:
Origin: Minnesota
Introduced in: 1985
Introduced by: University of Minnesota

The Environment

Calendar & Geography

USDA zones: 3 - 8
Chill hours: Not yet determined
Ripening date: Aug 25 (approximate, in New York State) +5 days after Bartlett

Tree Height & Spacing

Rootstock: Calleryana Rootstock
Rootstock size class: Half-Standard (75% of Standard)
Tree spacing: See details
Good for wildlife planting? Y

Diseases & Pests

Fireblight: Resistant

Pollination

Pollination Factors

Bloom group: 3
Is it self-fertile? N
Is it fertile? Y
Ploidy: Diploid
Rootstock size class: Half-Standard (75% of Standard)

Pollination Partners

This table shows the first few results from a full search for pollenizers of Summercrisp Pear on Calleryana. Please see our Pollenizer Search to run other queries and read how the application uses various factors. Also read more about fruit tree pollination.

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