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Pear 'Bosc'

Pear 'Bosc' - Bosc Pear

More About 'Bosc'

  • Pyrus communis 'Bosc'
  • Large and long-necked, yellow skin, with some russeting
  • Fine-textured, sweet, and juicy
  • Stores well
  • Good for eating fresh or for canning
  • Ripens: Mid-October

Zone:

5

Height:

5-6 m

Spread:

3-4 m
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Bosc Pear Growing and Maintenance Tips

More than one cultivar must be planted in order to facilitate the best pollination and subsequent fruit production. A good pollinator for 'Bartlett'.


'Bosc' 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

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