Sweet, aromatic flavor with hint of citrus, juicy, dense, firm texture.
A salad pear, best when eaten fresh. Has abundant juice when ripe, and a sweet mellow flavor. Shows no color change in ripening. If firm, ripen at room temperature until they yield to gentle pressureSkin color shows only very subtle color change while ripening.
AVAILABLE OCTOBER - AUGUST
RED ANJOU PEAR
RED ANJOU PEAR
A salad pear, best when eaten fresh. Has abundant juice when ripe, and a sweet mellow flavor. Shows no color change in ripening.
AVAILABLE AUGUST - MAY
Mellow flavor, richly sweet; very juicy, creamy texture.
One of the sweetest and juiciest of all pears. They are most often green in color, and sometimes have a red blush covering small to large areas of the skin surface. A dessert pear, very flavorful, fresh, in salads, an excellent accompaniment to fine cheese.
Bartletts are extremely aromatic pears with a sweet floral essence. Ripens to bright yellow from a light green when still unripe. Excellent fresh eating pear, but holds shape and flavor in cooking process. A choice canning pear. Often, the Bartletts found in grocery stores are green, and then they change to yellow as they ripen at home when left at room temperature.
Bosc are unique for their color and conical shape: a warm cinnamon brown with natural russeting over the surface of the skin. Excellent for baking, this pear is also an excellent choice for salads and fresh out-of-hand eating.
AVAILABLESEPTEMBER - APRIL
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