Old Home pear
Last updated 14 Jun 2015.
An American pear variety with natural fireblight resistance, often used as a pear rootstock for this reason.
- 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
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