Pyrus communis 'Nova'
Nova pear is a good quality, juicy pear with melting flesh. It can be used green or ripe and is large and round. It appears to be self-fertile and ripens in mid-season in mid-September. it is very hardy and reported to survive down to -50 degrees. It may have some fire blight resistance and hangs well without dropping prematurely.
Nova pear was discovered in northern New York state.