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Magness Pear

Pyrus communis 'Magness'
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Magness is a medium size, short, oval, greenish-yellow pear with dark spots and light russeting. It has soft, juicy flest that is almost free of grit cells and it's tough skin red reduces insect damage and helps it store well. Trees are moderately vigorous, spreading, and very resistant to fireblight. It ripens about a week after Bartlett.

Developed by the USDA in Beltsville, Maryland and introduced in 1960.

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