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Pear 'Anjou' semi-Dwarf

Pyrus 'Anjou'

Interesting Flower Provides edible fruit

Characteristics:
*Important* Fruit trees, in general, have unique maintenance needs in terms of pruning, harvesting, and pest and disease management. Visit portlandfruit.org or homeorchardsociety.org for more fruit tree care info.

Growing Conditions:
Prefer drier, warm, inland locations, but can tolerate moderately wet soils.

Uses:
Edible fruit. Pollinate w/Bartlett or other European pear. The Anjou is an all-purpose pear whose dense flesh makes it excellent for snacking, cooking, and slicing fresh into salads or over a bowl of oatmeal.

Height:
25' at maturity

Width:
20' at maturity

Shape:
Broadly columnar

Flowers:
Five-petalled, white flowers up to 1-1/2

Leaves:
Bright green, oval, slightly curved, leaves come to a point at the end.

Bark:
Dark gray cracking into small, blocky plates with age.

Requires cross pollination with Bartlett or any other pear with the same bloom date. The tree is very hardy, large and highly productive.