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Harrow Crisp Pear

Pyrus communis 'Harrow Crisp'

Harrow Crisp is a very attractive fruit with a red blush over a  very smooth yellow skin. Its flesh is grit-free and slightly firm with a mildly sweet flavor. It is slightly larger in size than a Bartlett, which it harvests with in August/September.


10-15 Feet



8-12 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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4000 Harrow Crisp(TM) Pear on Semi-Standard (OHxF 87) root, 2 Year Medium grade $32.99 Add to Cart

Pyrus communis 'Harrow Crisp'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

A hardy, productive tree with proven resistance to fire blight. Harrow Crisp harvests at the same time as Bartlett. Needs a pollinator such as Bosc, Anjou, Bartlett or Flemish Beauty. An excellent pear for fresh eating, canning, and baking that also yields a good amount of juice.


A Little History about Harrow Crisp Pear

Harrow Delight was selected in 1982 at the Agriculture Canada Research Station in Harrow, Ontario, where many good peaches were also bred and introduced.

Pyrus communis 'Harrow Crisp' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Pollinizer needed
Disease Resistance
Fire Blight Resistance
Russet resistance
Fruit Characteristics
Medium size fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Upright habit
Average vigor
Spreading habit
Spurry habit
Harvest Period
Late summer
Other Attributes
Very crisp
Very juicy
Short shelf-life
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Very hardy
Skill Required
Easy to grow
Cooking or baking
Good for sauce
Juice or Cider
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality