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  • From: mIEKAL aND <>
  • To: mailing list at ibiblio - Northamerican Allied Fruit Experimenters <>
  • Subject: Re: [nafex] Jesuit Pear
  • Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 15:46:05 -0600

The pear repository has a number of cultivars listed called Mission
pears which is listed as a synonym in the article you posted. They
look to have a different shape than the photo of the fruit in the
article but who knows.


On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 1:18 PM, Mike Levine <> wrote:
> Has anyone heard of the Jesuit Pears that grow in Detroit, MI and Windsor
> Ontario or similar places? Does anyone have any information about the
> location of these trees, grafting them, flavor and uses, or any other
> useful information? Slow Food is considering adding them to the Ark of
> Taste.
> And that page links to this and some of the other pages out there:
> thanks,
> Mike Levine
> Ann Arbor, MI
> Heirloom and open pollinated seeds for the Great Lakes and beyond
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