Fruit Pear Semi Dwarf 'Orient'

Grower's Comments: An old fashioned pear, best for canning and making preserves.

Spring, white

12 to 15 when mature, but easily pruned

Around 400

USDA Zone 5 to USDA Zone 9

Full sun


FUN FACTS

A very old cultivar of pear; pollinate with Kieffer or Bartlett,

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SizePrice
7g$32.75
10g$35.25
15g$39.50
20g$44.50

Orient is an time variety of what we grew up calling a hard pear. Very large and mostly round fruit with firm and very white flesh. Used for canning or making preserves, it is quite Fire Blight resistant, the fruit ripens into early August in our area. Pollinates well with Kieffer and/or Bartlett.