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Shenandoah Pear

Shenandoah Pear

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Shenandoah Pear

Pyrus communis 'Shenandoah'

Shenandoah is a fire blight resistant European pear that ripens in mid-late September, about a month after Bartlett.  It is a large pear that has a Bartlett like shape.  The fuit has greenish-yellow skin speckled with dots.  It stores very well for several months.


10-15 Feet



8-12 Feet


Hardiness Zone


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Item # Description Price
1522 Shenandoah Pear on Semi-Standard (OHxF 97) root, 2 year Extra Large grade $29.99 Add to Cart

Pyrus communis 'Shenandoah'
Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Shenandoah appears to have similar fire blight resistance as Seckel.


A Little History about Shenandoah Pear

Shenandoah came from a cooperative breeding effort of USDA and Ohio State University.

Pyrus communis 'Shenandoah' Characteristics & Attributes

Bloom Character
Pollinizer needed
Disease Resistance
Fire Blight Resistance
Fruit Characteristics
Large fruit
Growth Rate/Habit
Upright habit
Average vigor
Spreading habit
Spurry habit
Harvest Period
Late season
Late fall
Other Attributes
Very juicy
Grandpa's Nature Friendly™
Keeps well
Very crisp
Site Requirements
Full Sun
Winter hardy
Skill Required
Average skill
Cooking or baking
Canning or freezing
High dessert quality