Pyrus communis Summercrisp - Summercrisp Pear
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Summercrisp Pear

Pyrus communis 'Summercrisp'
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Summercrisp is a medium sized pear, that when eaten green resembles Asian pears with its sweet, crisp flesh.  Harvested green it will store for a couple months.  Fireblight resistant and a good annual producer.  Ripens in mid-August.  Not a good canner, for fresh eating only.

Summercrisp was introduced from the University of Minnesota in 1986, it has been around since 1933.  Its parentage is unknown.

Height
10-15
Spread
8-12
Zone
4-8
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