Sweet, smooth-textured fruit on a cold hardy tree. It’s not very often you get a fruit that is praised by the likes of Alice Waters, Martha Stewart and Oprah Winfrey as the most delicious pear in the world! We are very proud to offer the highly sought after Warren Pear Tree to our customers this year. This outstanding semi-dwarf pear tree brings a mid-April harvest of sweet, juicy fruit even in areas where pears are traditionally difficult to grow Originally found in a neglected orchard in Mississippi – not a state associated with pear growing – these hardy trees are resistant to fire-blight and other diseases that so often plague pears in warm winter areas. The medium sized, yellow fruit has a lively green tint and occasional red blush. The pears are beautiful dangling amid the sturdy upright branches of a mature Warren tree. If you’ve never grown a pear tree before, give Warren Pear a try. This tree forgives easily and isn’t a diva. If you’re a pear lover, than you’ll adore the sweet taste and buttery texture of this savory pear variety just as much as Oprah and Martha! * Excellent fruit * Fireblight resistant * Cold hardy * Good storage * Self-fruitful .
Sugar Pears and Spring Flowers Seckel Pear Tree, Pyrus communis ‘Seckel’, is a fruit bearing tree that produces a particularly sweet fruit. Plant your Seckel Pear tree where it will be visible year round, as it provides both ornamental features and an impressive harvest. Ornamental pears are often seen in front yards, so a Seckel in your yard will not only provide that popular appeal but grant you a fall treat as well. Your Seckel Pear Tree is beloved for its incredible fruits that are so sumptuously sweet that they’re sometimes referred to as “sugar pears” or “candy pears”. These honeyed beauties begin their lives in early spring when delicate, white blossoms welcome the new season and will “wow” your neighbors with their pristine artistry. As spring turns to summer, adorable little pears form, beginning their development as a vibrant green. The pears soon transform to green/golden tones with russet highlights, and eventually take on a lovely, scarlet blush by mid-September. Each diminutive fruit is as alluring as it is delicious. Seckel Pears may be small, but they make up for their small stature with their incredible flavor. Sweet and luscious, this small pear is often thought of as a dessert pear. Enjoyed fresh, canned or in a variety of culinary delights, Seckel Pears are beloved for their incredibly sweet flavor with delicate, spicy undertones. The fine-grained flesh is an appealing, creamy white with just a hint of sunny-yellow. Seckel Pear trees will grow up to 12 feet tall with an 18 foot spread. It’s a reliable and productive tree that it considered self-pollinating, but will do best with a pollinator nearby. It has some disease resistance, is aromatic and generally hardy. For a pear that’s exceptional in both form and flavor, Seckel Pear tree is hard to beat. Try this “candy pear” this year for a flavor sensation you won’t soon forget! * Disease resistant * Hardy * Good drought tolerance * Adaptable to a variety of soil conditions.
Ornamental, Fruit-Bearing Tree The Kieffer Pear is an ornamental, fruit-bearing tree. Plant one in the front yard for seasonal interest, or start your own small orchard by planting several. They are amazingly easy to grow and will provide you with years of beauty and bounty. According to old folklore, having a pear tree in your yard is way to draw good luck to your home, and the Kieffer will certainly provide a lucky bounty of fruit for you to enjoy. You can expect that bounty to arrive in late September and continue into October. There’s nothing quite like the sight of the yellow-green fruit dangling from the tree, ready to be picked and enjoyed. The flesh is white with a crisp, coarse texture and is delicious eaten right off the tree. Juicy and sweet, the Kieffer Pear is especially prized for its uses in a variety of culinary dishes, including preserves and sauces. The Kieffer Pear is certainly a sumptuous treat, but also an attractive tree for your yard. Spring brings fragrant flowers in delicate tiny white blossoms, an elegant exhibition of floral perfection for your landscape. Bees and butterflies will love it! Your Kieffer is a semi-dwarf variety that won’t take too much of your time as it’s an easy pear tree to grow and adaptable to many conditions. It is pest and disease resistant, and tolerates heat and drought. The Kieffer is even a long-lived fruit tree. The Kieffer Pear is beautiful, easy to care for and will provide delicious fruit for many years. It’s certainly a terrific choice as a fruit tree for your home. *Delicious Fruit*Spring Flowers*Ease of Care.
Winter Pear with Exceptional Qualities The D’Anjou Pear is an ornamental tree with exceptional late-ripening fruit. You could plant several in a side yard for a small orchard, or one in sight of a window to enjoy its seasonal display. D’Anjou pear will be a tantalizing treat for your tastebuds…but not when picked directly from your tree. The secret to this delectable winter pear is to pick it green and place it in storage. It’s with time that the superb nature of your pear is brought to fruition with a sweet, brisk flavor unlike any other pear you’ll ever taste. The versatility of your pear will also astound you. Its great picked directly from the tree for use in various dishes before it is fully ripe. It also stores exceedingly well, making it a great choice as a gift for friends and neighbors, or just as a winter treat for your table. Your D’Anjou Pear produces a large pear withvibrant, light-green color at its September harvest. Considered a high-producer, you’ll enjoy having plenty of delicious pears to share when the fall harvest begins. D’Anjou Pear is a semi-dwarf tree growing up to 18 feet in height, making harvest easier than with many other varieties of pear tree (which are often taller). It’s cold-hardy and drought resistant. The creamy, white flowers in spring are sure to draw the eye of passers-by, and fragrant enough to also bring pollinators to your yard. Your D’Anjou Pear is an outstanding choice for an attractive, semi-dwarf tree that will not only provide you with outstanding fruit but also a lovely appearance in your yard. Try one today! * Excellent fruit* Spring flowers* Semi-dwarf* Hardy Recommended pollinators: Bartlett, Bosc, Comice.
One of the Best Tasting Pears! The Comice Pear is an ornamental tree that bears superior fruit. Plant several in the backyard for a small orchard, or just one in front for its natural landscape-enhancing beauty. The outstanding feature of your Comice Pear is of course the incredible fruit it produces. Introduced in France in the 1800’s, the Comice Pear has been the reining “connoisseur’s pear” for generations. Widely heralded as the best tasting pear for its sweet and juicy flavor and firm texture, it’s also a beautiful pear to look at. Large and light green with a rosy blush, the Comice Pear will look charming hanging from your tree and be a lovely addition to your table’s fruit bowl. Pristine white blooms will spring forth as the weather turns warmer, attracting butterflies and other pollinators to your yard with its subtle fragrance. Other wildlife will also love your Comice Pear and be anxious to sample some of its bounty. The Comice Pear has a vigorous, upright growth that requires little pruning, and the vertical branches tend to be strong and tenacious. It’s hardy and blight resistant. The Comice Pear is a lovely ornamental tree for your yard and will give you years of enjoyment with its spring display and superior fruit. * Sweet Juicy Fruit* Vigorous Growth * Little Pruning Recommended pollinators: Bartlett, Bosc, D’Anjou.
A Favorite of Pear Connoisseurs Bosc Pear tree is a semi-dwarf tree that provides excellent, late-season fruit. Plant one in a sunny location in a side or back yard where the spring flowers and fall harvest are sure to brighten up the landscape. September can’t come soon enough once you’ve tasted a Bosc Pear. A favorite of pear-connoisseurs for years, this one-of-a-kind variety offers exceptional flavor in an uncommon package. With its long tapered neck and dark russet skin, Bosc Pear doesn’t look like the common green pear…and it certainly doesn’t taste like one either! The spicy-sweet flavor is unique and develops early, so you can enjoy one right off the tree. The flesh is also firmer than other pears, making it ideal for baking and giving it that satisfying crunch everyone loves. Bosc is also a good source of vitamin C and dietary fiber, so having a Bosc Pear in your yard is a step toward healthier living. Your Bosc Pear tree will grow to about 12 feet in height (or larger without pruning). Its delightful, white blossoms appear in spring, a lovely addition to your landscape and a delicious lure to pollinators. The fruit ripens in September for a late harvest. Everyone has tried the traditional, green pears but true pear-lovers know that the Bosc Pear is in a class of its own. Why not add one of these superior pears to your yard today! * Delicious fruit * Semi-dwarf * Adaptable to a variety of soils * Health benefits Recommended pollinators: Bartlett, D’Anjou, Warren.
Blushing Sweet Yellow Pear The Luscious Pear (Pyrus ‘Luscious’) produces a medium to small bright yellow pear with a beautiful red blush. The fruit is very juicy, and deliciously sweet. A very vigorous grower, the Luscious Pear will mature at a height of 20-25 feet. It is considered a mid-sized tree that will really reward you when planted in full sun. It also prefers well drained soil. Your Luscious Pear is fireblight resistant and extremely hardy, as low as minus 50 degrees. In spring the Luscious Pear is a show stopper. It will announce the season with large clusters of gorgeous, snow white flowers. In early fall your pear tree will be heavy with ripe juicy pears ready to be enjoyed right off the tree. That’s not all though, the Luscious Pear is also a high quality dessert pear with endless possibilities. Imagine serving your guests mouthwatering, caramelized pears with pork roast. They will be so impressed and only you will know how easy it was to make. Or delight your family when the smell of a pear crisp baking fills the house. Warm pear crisp will be a perfect finish to a brisk autumn day. If you like the Bartlett Pear, you’ll love the Luscious Pear. It is similar to the Bartlett pear but with a more intense flavor. The Lucious Pear does best with a second tree for cross pollination. As beautiful as they are, you’ll want to plant two to create a stunning focal point. * Intense Flavor* Cold Tolerant and Disease Resistant* Disease Resistant Recommended pollinators: Bartlett, Comice, Bosc, D’Anjou.
An early harvest of delicious Asian Pears on a hardy tree. Nothing beats a crisp easy-to-eat pear straight from the tree during the dog-days of summer. Shinseiki Asian Pear Tree is a beautiful tree that covers itself in loads of round, yellow-skinned pears. The tree is easy to grow and the fruit is oh SO delicious! You will love these pears if you are a fan of Granny Smith apples over Red Delicious. Crisp, juicy texture and sublimely-sweet flavor are the hallmarks of these pretty fruit. Since this is one of the earliest Asian pears to ripen available on the market today, you will be enjoying bowls of the yummy fruits weeks before your neighbors. The tree grows naturally to a lovely conical shape and is covered in flowers in the spring. When the fruit is ripening, it looks like Christmas ornaments hung all over the tree. Young trees will produce up to 100 fruit, while 6-7 year old trees produce 500-700 pears each year! You’ll be a hit at your local farmers market, but only if you order yours today! * Heavy bearing * Self-fruitful * Cold hardy * Adaptive to a variety of soilsl.
Small, Fast-Growing Favorite Pear The Bartlett Pear tree is a deciduous, fruit-bearing tree with ornamental features. Plant several in your back yard for a private orchard, or just one in front where the neighbors can share in the excitement of the coming harvest. The Bartlett is an excellent choice whether you’re an experienced gardener or trying something new. It’s fast-growing so you won’t have long to wait for a harvest. It also tends to be long-lived so you’re unlikely to face the disappointment of losing a tree you’ve cared for and enjoyed. If you live in an urban environment, that’s ok too as the Bartlett adapts well to urban pollution. Bartlett’s don’t need to have other trees for cross pollination. You can have just one and still get high quality pears. The Bartlett is a delightful fruit tree. It grows 10-15 feet in height with an upright branching oval form that will create a charming silhouette for your landscape. You won’t believe your eyes when you see the flowers that emerge on your Bartlett in the spring. The clusters of tiny white blossoms will absolutely envelope your tree with their scented elegance. If you stand close you’ll likely hear your Bartlett hum with the enchanting song of the bees that come to harvest pollen and pollinate. The low canopy of the Bartlett will seem to invite you to pause a moment and reach for a green-golden pear. It’s so easy to harvest. The rounded bell-shaped, golden-green fruit will dangle well within your reach, tempting you to taste its juicy sweet flavor. The Bartlett pear is a beautiful tree with exceptional fruit. The fruit keeps well in storage, and is prized for use in preserves, tarts and other dishes. Of course, it also tastes great right off the tree! The Bartlett is an outstanding choice for a lovely tree that also provides an ample harvest. * Delicious Fruit* Fast Growing Small Tree* Long lived Recommended pollinators: Bosc, D’Anjou, Comice.
Hardy Pear with Unique Flavor Pineapple Pear Tree, Pyrus communis ‘Pineapple’, is a fruit bearing tree with a hardy nature and superior attributes. Plant one in a location where it will have at least 6 hours of full sun each day. Your Pineapple Pear Tree is an all-around great choice for a pear tree that is pretty, provides a terrific harvest and is easy to grow. It can stand up to a lot of challenges and still put on a good show. Pineapple Pear not only creates a magical spring display of delicate, white flowers from early to late spring but maintains a vibrant, green appearance throughout the summer months. When July rolls around, your Pineapple Pear tree begins to offer up some of its sumptuous fruit, providing you with a harvest from July to August. Each large pear possess’ green coloring with russet overtones and a slight, scarlet blush. Pineapple Pear is a hard pear, with crisp flesh that is well suited to preserves, pear butter or tasty right off the tree. The flesh has a grainier nature than some, with a flavor that has been described as tangy with hints of pineapple and apple. It’s a unique pear to be sure, and one that will certainly have you planting more trees in order to increase your yield. Pineapple Pear Tree will grow up to 25 feet in height with a 20 foot spread. Some people use pear trees for ornamental purposes only, but even though Pineapple Pear is considered self-fruitful, you will want to have two varieties to encourage an optimal harvest. If you’re a pear-lover, or just think pear trees are pretty, Pineapple Pear is a wonderful choice for both beginning gardener and expert. It provides the ornamental features of a pear tree in a hardy variety of tree (that some say is so easy to care for that it’s hard to kill), with a fruit that is unique among pears in flavor. Try a Pineapple Pear tree today and you’ll soon see why it’s such a popular variety. * Uniquely flavored fruit * Spring flowers * Hardy * Adaptive to a variety of soils.