Originally known as 'Fondante de Boise' or "Sweetmeat of the Woods," this heirloom pear was introduced to this country in the early 1800's. The large, rounded fruits have creamy-yellow skin blushed red along with firm, creamy-white flesh that becomes meltingly tender, sweet and aromatic. Hardy and highly productive. Fruit ripens from mid-September to early October.
Zone: 4-7 Light: Height: 10' to 12' Width: 0" Spacing: 12' State Restrictions: AK;AZ;CA;HI;ID
Planting Season: Spring Years to Fruit: 4yrs. Fruiting Time: Ripens in mid-September to early October Size Shipped: 3' to 5' bareroot trees Foliage Color: Green Needs Pollinator: Yes