Pyrus communis Nova - Nova Pear
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Nova Pear

Pyrus communis 'Nova'
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Nova pear is a good quality, juicy pear with melting flesh.  It can be used green or ripe and is large and round.  It appears to be self-fertile and ripens in mid-season in mid-September.  it is very hardy and reported to survive down to -50 degrees.  It may have some fire blight resistance and hangs well without dropping prematurely.

Nova pear was discovered in northern New York state.

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Fruit Characteristics
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Other Attributes
  Aromatic
Site Requirements
  Full Sun
Skill Required