Pyrus communis Kalle - Red Clapp's Pear
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Red Clapp's Pear

Pyrus communis 'Kalle'
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  • »  Red Clapp's Pear is a beautiful red strain of the old Clapp's Favorite Pear!

Red Clapp's Pear is a highly colored strain of the regular Clapp's Favorite pear. It ripens in mid-summer and is a juicy, sweet fruit with all the good and bad qualities of its parent.

Red Clapp's pear originated as a red sport of Clapp's Favorite about 20 miles from Grandpa's home near the town of South Haven, Michigan It was discovered in 1939 and is often referred to as Kalle pear, being named after Adrian Kalle who found it.

Height
10-15
Spread
8-12
Zone
5-8
Color
Bright red
Categories
Pear--- European varieties
Tags
Pollinizer neededLarge fruitSpreading habitSpurry habitUpright habitVery vigorous

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