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Harrow Sweet Pear

Harrow Sweet Pear

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Harrow Sweet Pear

Pyrus communis 'Harrow Sweet'

Harrow Sweet is an excellent late season pear, ripening with Bosc. It is known for its high quality fruit and early production. It has very good cold hardiness and resistance to fire blight. The fruit is yellow skinned with a red blush and only a very slight russeting. The flesh is white, very sweet and juicy and flavorful. It will keep well.


10-15 Feet



8-12 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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Item # Description Price
1271 Harrow Sweet Pear on Semi-Standard (OHxF 97) root, Medium 7/16-1/2" caliper grade $26.99 Add to Cart

Pyrus communis 'Harrow Sweet'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Harrow Sweet is a somewhat upright to spreading tree. It can be pollinated by Bartlett.

A Little History about Harrow Sweet Pear

Harrow Sweet was selected in 1980 at the Aagriculture Canada Research Station in Harrow, Ontario, where many good peaches were also bred and introduced.

Pyrus communis 'Harrow Sweet' Characteristics & Attributes

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