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Forelle Pear

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

Forelle pear is a small to medium sized winter pear that has a green background color, with red "trout-like" speckles. When ripe it turns a golden yellow with a bright red blush. The flesh is high quality and good for fresh eating. The fruit is known for its long keeping qualities and can be stored into the spring.

Forelle originated in Germany in the 1800s and the name means "trout" in German.

Height
10-15
Spread
8-12
Zone
5-8
Color
Blushed
Categories
Cold Hardy Varieties
Tags
Pollinizer neededLarge fruitAverage vigorSpreading habitSpurry habitUpright habit

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