Pear - Old Home - tasting notes, identification, reviews
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Old Home pear

Last updated 14 Jun 2015.

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17 Apr 2018 
We've enjoyed these pears for decades from one tree in our farm orchard. Did not know its name until now, but there's no mistaking it. Hard & sugar sweet with a nice aroma. Excellent keeper as well.

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An American pear variety with natural fireblight resistance, often used as a pear rootstock for this reason.

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  • Species: Pyrus communis
  • Originates from: United States
  • Introduced: 1910
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 4277
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1968-083


  • Fruit size: Medium
  • Fruit size: Large


  • Flowering group: 3

References and further reading about this variety

  • The Romeo and Juliet of Pear Rootstocks  1997
  • California Agriculture  1961

Old Home identification photos from website visitors

Old Home pear
Old Home pear

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