Bosc

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Description

Zone: 5 – 8
Ripens: Second half of September
Fertility: Needs a pollinator – Flemish Beauty, Bartlett
Skin Colour: Dark tan colour with russeting
Flesh: Yellowish-white. Smooth. Dense. Crunchy.
Flavour: Rich. Slightly acidic.
Usage: Excellent dessert pear. Good for cooking.
Storage: Up to 4 months in cold storage
Notes: Quite hardy. Becomes a large pear tree but grows slowly. Very productive though susceptible to fire blight in warmer climates.