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

Magness Pear

Pyrus communis 'Magness'

Magness is a medium size, short, oval, greenish-yellow pear with dark spots and light russeting. It has soft, juicy flest that is almost free of grit cells and it's tough skin red reduces insect damage and helps it store well. Trees are moderately vigorous, spreading, and very resistant to fireblight. It ripens about a week after Bartlett.

Developed by the USDA in Beltsville, Maryland and introduced in 1960.

Height: 10-15
Spread: 8-12
Zone: 5-8
Color: Greenish yellow
Address: P.O. Box 773,
Coloma, MI 49038 Phone: 1-877-800-0077 Web: