Becoming a popular cultivar because of the superior quality of the fruit. Potomac pears are sweet, buttery and extremely juicy. Pleasant sub-acid flavor and aroma gives it some zing. Tree is vigorous and fairly precocious, meaning it comes into bearing faster. Pollinates with other European pears and is fire blight resistant. A Moonglow-Anjou cross, it is one of the highest quality fireblight resistant varieties available. Introduced in 1993 from the Kearneysville, West Virginia USDA station. Cold-hardy and very disease-resistant.
All of our pear trees are FIELD-GROWN for high-quality and have excellent, robust, natural root systems.
Recommended for ORGANIC GROWING
Resistant to: Strong Fireblight resistance. Generally good disease resistance.
Ripens: Mid-late September depending on location.
Pollination: Other European pears.
Grafted to: OH x F 97 Pear rootstock
Plant Size: 4-5′ Bare-Root tree.