bartlett pear

Pyrus Communis ‘Bartlett’

Bartlett pear tree
Bartlett pear is another favorite heirloom cultivar. By mid-spring they burst to life with a profusion of fragrant, creamy white flowers. This show is followed by a heavy crop of medium to large thin skinned yellow pears. The fruit is juicy, sweet, and tender. Perfect for eating, canning and preserves.

Bartlett is partially self-pollinating and will produce the largest yields if cross pollinated with Moonglow or Orient cultivars which have the same blooming period.

Height: 12′ – 20′

Width: 8′ – 20′

Exposure: Full sun is best.

Watering and soil: Moist, well drained soil – loam or sand. Water well while establishing.

Fertilizer: Use a well balanced fertilizer or slow release formula.

Pruning: Pear require annual pruning to keep them healthy, strong, and bountiful. They are excellent fruit trees for espalier training too. To receive maximum sunlight and good air circulation, train these trees to an open center shape.

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