Height: 45 feet
Spread: 30 feet
Hardiness Zone: 6a
Other Names: Common Pear
A large fruit tree which produces high quality firm green pears with a reddish blush in fall; very showy white flowers in spring and an upright oval habit, very ornamental; needs a pollinator, fallen fruit can be messy, can be susceptible to fireblight
Anjou Pear is a large tree that is commonly grown for its edible qualities. It produces green oblong pears (which are botanically known as 'pomes') with a red blush and white flesh which are usually ready for picking in early fall. The pears have a sweet taste and a crisp texture.
The pears are most often used in the following ways:
- Fresh Eating