MNRC - Recognized for many years as the hardiest pear from the University of Minnesota, released in 1985. Free of fire blight. An annual bearer. Fruit is pyriform in shape, 2.5-3" in diameter and 3-3.5" long. Blooms early in May. The fruit should be harvested in mid-August when crisp and still green with a red blush. Fruit harvested at that time is sweet and crisp, and may be stored up to 2 months. Use either 'Parker' or 'Patten' as pollinator.
|Latin Name||Pyrus 'Summercrisp'|
|Common Name||Summercrisp pear|
|Max Height||12 to 15'|
|Max Width||8 to 12'|
|Zone||4 to 8|