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Seckel pear


One of the earliest known American pears, it remains highly regarded for flavor and its attractive appearance.


Visitor reviews

  • 05 Oct 2018  Jeremy Brown,  KANSAS, United States
    Sugar sweet. Dried, it's like eating candy. We got a whole box through Bountiful Baskets, and not one went to waste.
  • 19 Aug 2016  John Andersen,  NC, United States
    One of the best eating pears. Everyone should try a sackel pear

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United States

Origins

  • Species: Pyrus communis
  • Originates from: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Introduced: mid 1700s
  • Developed by: Dutch Jacobs
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 2032
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 1945-174

Identification

  • Fruit size: Very small
  • Fruit size: Small

Growing

  • Flowering group: 4
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Other incompatibility group: Williams pear group
  • Period of origin: 1750 - 1799

Diseases

  • Fireblight  - Some resistance


Where to buy fresh fruit

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References

  • The Book of Pears (2015)
    Author: Morgan
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