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All about apples, pears, plums, and cherries - and orchards where they are grown

Pear varieties

  • Kieffer Pear
    A popular North American pear variety, thought to be a seedling of Bartlett (Williams). Like Bartlett it was widely grown for commercial processing. A major reason for its popularity was a near-magical resistance to fireblight.
  • Korean Giant has potentially the largest fruits of any Asian pear variety.