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Golden Russet(R) Bosc Pear

Golden Russet(R) Bosc Pear

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Bosc- Golden Russet® Pear

Pyrus communis 'Golden Russet® Bosc'

Golden Russet® Bosc Pear is a sport of the Bosc Pear and is long and symmetrical with a uniform, golden russet. It's flesh is yellowish-white and ripens about the same time as Anjou. The trees are large and vigorous.


10-15 Feet



8-12 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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Item # Description Price
105 Golden Russet(R) Bosc on Semi-Standard(OHxF 87) root, Extra Large 5/8" up caliper grade $25.99 Add to Cart

Pyrus communis 'Golden Russet® Bosc'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Similar in growth to regular Bosc in all ways, except fruit appearance. Treat and grow like a regular Bosc.


A Little History about Bosc- Golden Russet® Pear

Discovered on the Fuki Orchard near Parksdale, OR. Since ordinary Bosc is not totally russeted, this mutation with more complete russetting and a more golden-bronze color is highly attractive.

Pyrus communis 'Golden Russet® Bosc' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Late blooming
Pollinizer needed
Fruit Characteristics
Medium size fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Upright habit
Average vigor
Spurry habit
Harvest Period
Early fall
Other Attributes
Very crisp
Very juicy
Long-term keeper
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Frost Resistant
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Average skill
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality
Cooking or baking