Giffard

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Description

Zone: 5 – 8
Pollination Group: 2
Ripens: First half of August
Fertility: Needs a pollinator – Bosc, Bartlett
Skin Colour: Pale yellow with pink blush on the sun side
Flesh: White. Crisp. Tender. Juicy.
Flavour: Excellent taste
Usage: Good for fresh eating, canning, and preserving
Storage: up to 3 months in cold storage
Notes: Good for those who want the first pears of the season