Pear 'Comice' semi-Dwarf
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Prefer drier, warm, inland locations, but can tolerate moderately wet soils.
Edible fruit, self-fertile. Comice pears have a full, round shape with a short neck and stem. They are most often green and sometimes have a red blush in spots. This succulent pear has a custardy flesh and a mellow sweetness that makes it an elegant dessert pear.
25' at maturity
20' at maturity
Five-petalled, white flowers up to 1-1/2
Deep green, oval-shaped, with long petiole.
Dark gray cracking into small, blocky plates with age.
Itï¿½s blight-resistant and is referred to as the "connoisseurï¿½s" pear. This pear is self-fruitful in most climates of the western US or can be planted with a Bartlett pear for better fruit.