Red Bartlett Pear Tree
The Red Bartlett Pear Tree has an early harvest season and is a very vigorous easy to grow tree. The fruit is medium to large in size with a red skin. The fruit is sweet and tender and perfect for fresh eating and canning. The fruit ripens without cold storage.
Latin Name: Pyrus communis
Site and Soil: European Pears like full to 1/2 day sun and well-drained soil.
Rootstock Description: A dwarfing rootstock for European Pears, OHxF 513 produces trees 10-12 ft. in height.
Pollination Requirements: European Pears need another variety nearby for cross-pollination. Our Asian Pear varieties can also be used as pollinators.
Hardiness: Hardy to minus 25°F. or below.
Bearing Age: 2-3 years after planting.
Size at Maturity: 10-12 ft. in height.
Taste: Sweet, tender
Fruit Skin: Red
Fruit Size: Medium-large
Bloom Time: April
Ripening Time: Late August
Yield: 50+ lbs.
Pests & Diseases: Our European Pear varieties are generally quite disease resistant and easy to grow. Except for occasional problems with Codling Moth, we have not seen significant insect damage on our varieties.
USDA Zone: 4-8