Dessert and canning pear, its large fruit has a smooth, attractive appearance that is highlighted by its golden color and classic shape. It is smooth, juicy and white fleshed, with just a bit of tartness. Bartlett pears will fruit for up to 75 years on a good site. A near universal pear pollinator of European Pears and some Asian Pears makes this tree an excellent beginning pear for any orchard.
USDA Zone: 3-9
12-15 (Semi-dwarf) 87 & 97
25'+ (Standard) Seedling
Sun: Full Sun
Ripening Time: Mid August- better to harvest when fully formed but not ripe; pears do better when they ripen off the tree.
Pollination: Semi self-fertile. Better, more, and larger fruit come from a pollinator pear tree.
Semi-Dwarf Rootstock: 87 & 97
Standard Root Stock: Seedling