A "second" will most likely have several cuts visible on the trunk. These are from low growing branches that were removed too late in the season. This means they have not yet had time to heal over properly. Lac Balsam has been applied to all cuts.
Please note: 2nd trees are covered by our standard guarantee.
Wildlife trees, by comparison, may be crooked, may not be identified, may be smaller or even left over from a custom graft.
A medium sized greenish brown pear with light, russeting, Magness is considered by many to be the very finest flavoured of all the pears when fully ripe. It’s rich, sugary, smooth, aromatic flesh is juicy and grit free with a slightly tougher skin which reduced insect damage and contributes to longer shelf life. Can be stored up to four months. Extremely fireblight resistant tree grows more spreading than most pears and is moderately productive.
NEEDS A POLLENIZER | ZONE 4/5 | HARVEST: MID-LATE SEPT