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  Pears     

Sweet and juicy or firm and crunchy, we have homegrown pears for you.

We have pears for eating, canning and preserves (in season).

Come to our orchard and enjoy the taste of freshly picked, tree ripened pears.

Harvest season

Flavor

AURORA

Late August / early September Sweet smooth eating pear. Very delicate flavor.  Has a buttery creamy texture when yellow.

BARTLETT

Mid-September Sweet fine grained flesh.  Excellent canning pear.  Store in refrigerator.  Use when stem area is soft.  Set out at room temperature to ripen.

CLAPPS FAVORITE

Late August Sweet and very fine grained.  Excellent eating and canning.  Use within 10-14 days.  Store in refrigerator.

COMICE

Late October / November World class flavor.  Last to ripen but worth the wait.

D'ANJOU

Late October Sweet eating.  Keep refrigerated.  Ripen at room temperature.

DEVOE

Mid-September Honey sweet and fine grained.  This is a green skinned pear.  Use BEFORE OR WHEN top of pear (by stem) is soft.

EMERALD

Early October Sweet fine grained pear.  Smooth creamy flesh.  This is a green skinned pear.  Use when top of pear is soft!

FLEMISH BEAUTY

Mid-September Very sweet eating and canning pear.  Thin delicate skin.  Store in refrigerator.

LINCOLN

Late September Crisp and tart eating and preserving pear.  Coarse grained flesh.  One of our best preserving pears.  Holds it's shape when canned or preserved.  Store in fridge.  Old fashioned flavor.

PARKER

Early October Our best pear!  Sweet and delicious!  Medium textured flesh.  Bakes firm. Will hold it's slice in pear pie.  Keep cold (refrigerate).  Stores for several weeks when peel is green.

RED BARTLETT

Mid-September A sweeter Bartlett pear.  More flavor than the yellow Bartlett.  Keep cold.  Use when under" color turns from green to yellow."

STARKS DELICIOUS

Early October Crisp semi-sweet eating and preserving pear.  Will crunch like an apple. Makes excellent preserves!  Holds it's slice in a jar. Refrigerate.

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