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Pear 'Bartlett' Semi-Dwarf

Pyrus communis

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:
Needs full sun and plenty of water.

Uses:
Edible fruit. The Bartlett pear is unique in that its color turns from bright green to golden yellow as it ripens. Its creamy, sweet and aromatic flesh is perfect for eating fresh, as well as for canning or adding to salads or desserts.

Height:
15' at maturity

Width:
15' at maturity

Shape:
Broadly columnar

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

Leaves:
Glossy, deep green to 4

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

Vigorous, upright, reliably productive. Late flowering but early fruiting (early autumn).