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Nova Pear

Pyrus communis 'Nova'

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.


Height

10-15 Feet

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Spread

8-12 Feet

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Hardiness Zone

3-7

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Item # Description Price
3883 Nova Pear on Semi-Dwarf (OHxF 333) root, Small 3/8-7/16" caliper grade (FFT) $28.49 Add to Cart
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A Little History about Nova Pear

Nova pear was discovered in northern New York state.

Pyrus communis 'Nova' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Late blooming
Self-fertile
Disease Resistance
Fire Blight Resistance
Fruit Characteristics
Large fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Spurry habit
Upright habit
Average vigor
Harvest Period
Mid-September
Mid-season
Other Attributes
Aromatic
Very juicy
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Frost Resistant
Very hardy
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Average skill
Uses
Cooking or baking
Juice or Cider
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality