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Wed Feb 9 16:20:34 EST 2005
Stephen Sadler wrote:
> Sorbopyrus are fairly scab resistant, but they are susceptible to
> fireblight. How would you describe the flavor of the Shipova you tasted?
The ones I ate tasted like a very juicy, full-flavored pear but with crisp
texture much like an Asian pear. They crunched when you bit. There were a
multitude of undertones to the pear flavor. I detected flowery nuances and
bit of grape. The fruit is exquisite.
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