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Pyrus communis 'Beurre D'Anjou'

European Pear

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Description

This pear tree is called Buerre d'Anjou (or Butter of Anjou) because the fruit is a golden color in the fall and it has a buttery rich texture when ripe.

Buerre d'Anjou pear is a fast-growing tree that reaches about 10-12 feet in height and width. In the spring it bears white blossoms, and in the fall it is a heavy producer of golden, buttery fruit. The breeders of this this tree recommend planting a Bartlett or other pear tree nearby in order to enhance fruit production through cross-pollination.

Soil
Moderate
Plant Shape
Oval
Exposure
Full Sun
Bloom Time
May - June
Bloom Color
White
Landscape Use
Specimen Plant
Wildlife Interest
Attracts Butterflies
Plant Type
Tree
Hardiness Zone
5 - 9