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Type of pears suitable for growing


Type of pears suitable for growingKieffer - A prolific and early bearer and seldom blights. Not of high quality, but is suitable for canning. Blooms early and is often killed by spring frosts. Season, October 15th to November 1st.

Wilder - A good early variety of fair quality.

Bartlett - The best known and popular summer variety for home use or market. Tree quite subject to blight, and the foliage often drops prematurely.

Angouleme (Duchess d'Angouleme) - A reliable and profitable fall variety; prolific; bears young; does well on quince.

Anjou (Beurre d'Anjou) - Not excelled by any other late fall variety for market or home use. Succeeds either as a dwarf or standard.

Seckel - Esteemed chiefly because of its high uality. Comparatively exempt from blight.

Flemish Beauty - A choice autumn sort, Quite subject to blight.

Lawrence - A reliable winter variety, prolific and comparatively free from disease.