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Red Clapp's Pear
Pyrus communis 'Kalle'
Red Clapp's Pear on Semi-Standard (OHxF 87) root, Extra Large 5/8" up caliper grade
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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.