[NAFEX] Identifying a pear

Amelia Hayner abhayner at gmail.com
Mon Feb 7 10:56:00 EST 2011


there are people out there that swear if you can throw it at a dog, and do
bodily injury, that it's a Keiffer.
BTW- stubby little Keiffer pears, are delicious if you let them sit in the
barn awhile, and then can them in a syrup.
Amy
NC

On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 10:11 AM, Deb S <debs913 at gmail.com> wrote:

> After a decade of having no success growing pears (I've killed 8 trees), I
> FOUND a pear tree along the edge of the woods on my farm.  It set fruit
> this
> year, small, russeted, very gritty pears.  With no pollinizer and no
> special
> treatment, I harvested a bucket of somewhat ugly, but still useful pears.
>
> I am wondering how to go about identifying this pear?  It is larger than a
> Seckel, but smaller than a Bartlett if that is any help :)
>
> deb
> SE Ohio
> Zone 6ish
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