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Patten Pear

Pyrus communis 'Patten'
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  • Hardiness Zone & More

Patten Pear is one of the hardiest pears and is suitable for cold regions.  The fruit resembles Bartlett and is medium large and good quality.  Good for eating, but only fair for canning.  It should be picked about a week before maturity and then allowed to ripen.  It is a good pollinator for other pears.  It is moderately resistant to fire blight.  It ripens in late September.

Patten was selected by CG Patten in Charles City, Iowa and introduced in 1922 by the Iowa State College.

Height
10-15
Spread
8-12
Zone
2-5
Color
Greenish yellow
Categories
Disease Resistant Varieties
Tags
Pollinizer neededLarge fruitAverage vigorSpreading habitSpurry habitUpright habit

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