All our pears are fireblight-resistant.
Ayers: Heirloom pear from the South. Very sweet yellow fruits and excellent performance in southern locations. Ripens early, very sweet.
Blake’s Pride: WV Selection with good production of medium-sized sweet fruits with good disease resistance.
Burford: Very rare heirloom pear from Tom Burford of NC. Disease resistant and resilient. Produces a green-yellow pear with tangy citrus flavor and crisp skin.
Turnbull: Heirloom pear from OK. Resilient, disease-resistant variety with large round fruits of excellent quality. Blooms early.
Olympic: Heirloom Asian pear with huge brown fruits, round in shape, crisp and sweet. Very disease resistant.
Hosui: Asian pear with round brown fruit, medium sized, excellent flavor.
Maxine: Heirloom pear with juicy, sweet, soft flesh. Very disease resistant, moderate grower, very productive.
Shinsui: Produces a high quality, sweet, juicy, very early-ripening pear. Ripens mid to late August.
Shin Li: Produces a large, greenish-yellow, russetted pear with sweet, aromatic, crisp, and juicy flesh. Ripens mid to late September.
Harvest Queen: A cold hardy Canadian introduction that produces a medium-small, yellow, Bartlett-like fruit but with better disease resistance. Part of the Canadian ‘HAR’ series of cold hardy and disease resistant fruits.
Art’s Bosc: Bosc type pear with large brown, crisp fruit with exceptional flavor. Not as disease-resistant as the others but does great in urban locations where disease pressure is low. Fireblight resistance is good.
Tennosui: From TN, this southern pear is a cross between Asian and Euro pear and produces a tasty green pear. Disease resistant, vigorous grower.