IN GENERAL ORDER OF RIPENING IN CENTRAL WASHINGTON
A medium to large fruit that is round in shape with a slender neck. It ripens 10 days ahead of Bartlett. The fruit is flavorful and has a bright red skin.
One of America’s leading commercial pear varieties, Bartlett is a favorite dessert and canning pear. The large fruit has a smooth, attractive appearance that is highlighted by its golden yellow color. Bartlett bears young and the tree is productive, grows strong, and has a tendency for compact, upright growth.
This Red Bartlett strain originated in Australia. The skin color is a dark red blush with good quality creamy white flesh. Sensation Red is similar to Bartlett in shape. The tree is upright and less vigorous than its parent and is also subject to some color reversion.
A large, highly flavored variety that produces tasty fruit. The skin is creamy yellow in color and sometimes lightly blushed with bright red. The tree is vigorous and productive.
A bite-sized, ultra-sweet, fine-grained pear that is popular for canning whole. The skin is brown with some red blush and the tree is productive and has some resistance to blight.
A leading commercial variety in the Pacific Northwest, anjou has fine texture and is sweet and juicy with a superb, rich flavor. The skin is light yellow and green and the flesh is light yellow when properly ripened. Anjou is a winter pear that should be ripened off the tree. The fruit is large, round, and firm with excellent keeping qualities. Our original scion source is from a very productive and early bearing orchard.
This Anjou mutation was discovered at Eugene Euwer’s orchard near Hood River, Oregon. It produces uniform oblong-ovate fruit that is red with golden-white flesh that has a smooth texture. The fruit matures in late August to mid-September and stores well. It is a vigorous tree that requires cross-pollination. (Bartlett is a suitable pollinator).
This Bosc sport was discovered in the Fukui Orchard near Parkdale, Oregon. The fruit is long and symmetrical with a uniform golden russet color overlaying yellowish-white flesh. It matures about the same time as Anjou. The trees are large and vigorous and require cross-pollination.
A well-known dessert pear, Comice has a luscious flavor with tender flesh that is smooth and melting. The skin color is golden yellow and sometimes tinged lightly with red.
The medium-to-large fruit has a very smooth greenish-yellow skin and creamy white flesh that is juicy and aromatic. The tree is upright and productive.
This yellow-skinned pear is medium in size with a smooth texture, creamy white flesh, and a mild, sweet taste. The tree is medium sized and very productive.
An improved selection of the classic. The fruit size is very large. The skin is light brown with a bronze hue and pronounced lenticels. Its flesh is sweet, crisp, and juicy.
An attractive fruit with a golden russeted skin. The flesh is firm, juicy and mild with good quality. A popular variety in California.
Very large, russeted golden Asian pear with sweet, crisp and juicy flesh. Tree is vigorous with an upright growing habit. A suitable pollinator for Hosui.