Pyrus communis Shenandoah - Shenandoah Pear
Bloom Character
Disease Resistance
Fruit Characteristics
Growth Rate/Habit
Harvest Period
  Late fall
Other Attributes
Site Requirements
  Full Sun
Skill Required

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.

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

Height: 10-15
Spread: 8-12
Zone: 5-8
Color: Greenish yellow
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