The Pear Combo was created for those areas with 500 or more hours of chilling. The tree is made up of 4 of the following varieties:
Twentieth Century: Asian “Apple” pear. Round, juicy pear great for eating right off the tree. Ripens late July through Mid-August.
Pineapple: Large russet colored skin. Pineapple flavored flesh. Ripens in August.
Orient: Large, round and smooth in texture with a sweet, juicy, white flesh. Ripens in August.
Monterrey: Large and apple shaped. This pear has a yellow-green skin with a delicious, sweet flavored flesh. Ripens from August to September.
Cold hardy to U.S.D.A Zone 6.