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.
Discovered in Minnesota in 1933, this early ripening pear is great for both fresh eating and canning. Medium sized fruit is mild and sweet with a crisp texture similar to an Asian pear. If picked in mid-August when the fruit is still green with a red blush, it will keep up to two months. This dependable, annual bearing tree is very hardy and also fire blight resistant.
NEEDS A POLLENIZER | ZONE 3/4 | HARVEST: MID-LATE AUG.