Pyrus communis Potomac - Potomac Pear
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Potomac Pear

Pyrus communis 'Potomac'
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Potomac has moderate sized, light green fruit with a buttery, fine textured flesh. The flavor is pleasingly subacid with a mild aroma. Trees are moderately vigorous with good fireblight resistance.

Potomac is a Moonglow x Buerre D/Anjou cross developed by the USDA and The Ohio State University.

Bloom Character
Disease Resistance
Fruit Characteristics
Growth Rate/Habit
Harvest Period
  Late fall
Site Requirements
  Full Sun
Skill Required