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Old Home pear

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

Old Home identification photos

  • Old Home pear
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Visitor reviews

  • 17 Apr 2018  Jeff Snyder,  MICHIGAN, United States
    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.

Tree register

We don't have any registered trees for this variety yet.


  • 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

Where to buy fresh fruit

No orchards have registered as growing this variety. If you grow this and want to register please go to our Orchard Registration form.

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