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Douglas Pear

Pyrus communis 'Douglas'
  • Summary
  • Hardiness Zone & More

Douglas pear is fire blight proof and disease resistant.  The fruit is golden yellow, sweet, juicy, and white fleshed.  It is best used fresh.  The tree is very precocious, often fruiting the first year after planting.  Good for areas where pear growing is difficult.

Douglas originated in Kansas about 1897.

Height
10-15
Spread
8-12
Zone
4-8
Color
Greenish yellow
Categories
Disease Resistant Varieties
Tags
Pollinizer neededLarge fruitAverage vigorSpreading habitSpurry habitUpright habit

Bloom Character
Fruit Characteristics
Growth Rate/Habit
Harvest Period
Other Attributes
  Aromatic
  Sweet
Site Requirements
  Full Sun
Skill Required