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Pear 'Anjou'

Pear 'Anjou' - Anjou Pear

More About 'Anjou'

  • Pyrus communis 'Anjou'
  • Large, conical, thick, clear, greenish-yellow skin, with some russeting
  • Fine-textured, sweet, aromatic and juicy
  • Stores well
  • Use for eating fresh, pies, poaching or sauces
  • A good, late, market pear
  • Ripens: Mid-October

Interesting Notes:

A true heritage tree introduced in France prior to 1800.

Zone:

5

Height:

5-6 m

Spread:

3-4 m
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Anjou Pear Growing and Maintenance Tips

More than one cultivar must be planted in order to facilitate the best pollination and subsequent fruit production. 


'Anjou' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Fragrant
Fragrant
Edible
Edible

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fruit
Deciduous

Habit

Oval
Upright

Foliage Color

Green