Bartlett Pear

This item will be released January 1, 2021.

Pyrus communis ‘Bartlett’
Available January 1st, 2021
6-7' $85 6-7'
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A cultivar that has stood the test of time for human food, but also preferred by wildlife! A soft-fruited earlier-ripening selection that drops in late summer. Compared with our other offerings this selection is a bit more susceptible to fire blight, especially along the humid gulf coast or wet spring weather, but if kept in proper growing conditions without water stress, excess fertilizer and avoiding spring pruning, chances of infection will be reduced greatly. Plant with our later-fruiting selections to extend the season of pear availability for your deer, and to help maximize pollination between cultivars.
Common Name Bartlett Pear
Scientific Name Pyrus communis ‘Bartlett’
Wildlife Value Browse Plants, Fruit
Fruiting Requirements Not reliably self-fertile, at least one other pear cultivar recommended
Fruiting Time August - September
Size 5G
Height 6-7'


Vegetation Zone 5-9 Green
USA Zone 5 - 9
Exposure Full Sun to half-day sun
Drought Tolerance Once Established High


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