Docshiva at Docshiva.org
Wed Feb 9 17:28:15 EST 2005
Okay, I'm convinced to add one...
Stephen Sadler, Ph.D.
USDA 9, AHS heat zone 8,
Sacramento CA - Mediterranean climate
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[mailto:nafex-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Doreen Howard
Sent: Wednesday, February 09, 2005 1:21 PM
To: North American Fruit Explorers
Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Shipova
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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