Bartlett Pear

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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.

Pyrus communis ‘Bartlett’
Shipped in a 5-gallon rooted container. They're not bare-roots or seedlings.

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A cultivar that has stood the test of time for human food but is also preferred by wildlife! It's a soft-fruited, earlier-ripening selection that drops in late summer. This selection is a bit more susceptible to fire blight than our other offerings, especially along the humid gulf coast or wet spring weather. Still, 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.

To increase each plant's success rate, our plants are shipped in fully-rooted 5-gallon containers rather than bare-root or seedling. You don't have to plant them right away, but can instead wait for the ideal day.
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 5 Gallon Rooted Container
Height 5-7'

Zones

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

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5-7', 5 Gallon Rooted Container