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JOHN PEAR

The John Pear is a prairie hardy eating pear. The fruit is much more pear shaped than the Thomas Pear. The tree is also a bit more robust and faster growing. It is a great choice as a pollinator for the Thomas Pear.

Medium Tree: Fast growing round headed tree to 7m (22 ft) height.

Foliage: Course Texture, dark green foliage.

Flowers: White, very profuse and showy.

Fruit: A typical pear which is good for fresh eating, jams, and jellies.

Comments: Although pear trees take somewhat longer to produce fruit than apples, they can be very rewarding. A truly unique addition for any garden.

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