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Moonglow Pear

Moonglow Pear

Moonglow Pear

Pyrus communis 'Moonglow'

Grandpa's Nature's Friendly™ Moonglow Pear is for home gardens. It is a medium-large, dull yellow fruit with a pink blush and it's white flesh is mildly juicy, soft and has a smooth texture. It's excellent, mild flavor with almost no grit cells makes it an excellent pair for fresh use and canning. Ripens from mid August to mid September, just before Bartlett.

Moonglow Pear Pricing

Item # Description Price
3066 Moonglow Pear - OUT OF STOCK FOR THE SEASON $0.00 Add Add to Cart


10-15 Feet



8-12 Feet

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-8


Pyrus communis 'Moonglow'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Moonglow is one of the most highly resistant varieties of pear. It is also a good pollinator for other varieties. The tree is very vigorous and upright, with a lot of fruiting spurs. It will fruit ealry and heavily.


A Little History about Moonglow Pear

Developed by the USDA in Beltsville, Maryland and introduced in 1960.

Pyrus communis 'Moonglow' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Pollinizer needed
Early blooming
Excellent pollinizer
Disease Resistance
Russet resistance
Scab resistance
Fire Blight Resistance
Fruit Characteristics
Medium size fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Very productive
Spurry habit
Upright habit
Average vigor
Early to bear
Harvest Period
Late summer
Other Attributes
Very juicy
Grandpa's Nature Friendly™
Short shelf-life
Complex flavor
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Frost Resistant
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Easy to grow
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality