//French Bartlett

French Bartlett

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Description

Zone: 5 – 7
Pollination Group: 2
Ripens: End of August
Fertility: Needs a pollinator – Bosc, Flemish Beauty
Skin Colour: Golden yellow with a dull red blush
Flesh: White. Smooth.
Flavour: Pleasant pear flavour with a touch of tartness
Usage: Good for fresh eating, desserts, canning, preserves
Storage: Up to 3 months in cold storage
Notes: A compact tree that is good for dense plantings. Productive but susceptible to fire blight. Fruit is larger and rounder than Bartlett.