Spicy, sweet flavor, with the gritty texture than many prefer. Large sized fruit with white flesh and rich, slightly acid flavor. A favorite for eating and cooking. Pollinate with Comice or Bartlett. Spray preventively to control fire blight disease. Cold hardy zone 5. Harvest September to October. Requires cold storage treatment after harvest.
Pyrus communis 'Bosc'
Form:Fruit Tree, Fruit, Pear, Semi-Dwarf Pear Tree
Sun Exposure:Full Sun
Height/Habit:12 - 15 feet
Spread:10 - 12 feet
Planting Instructions:Locate the planting depth indicator, the marked line above the tree's root system. The graft should be about 2 inches above the soil surface.
Shipped:SEMI-DWARF 2-4 FT
Pruning:Remove broken, dead, and diseased branches at any time during the growing season to maintain the health of the tree.