|The Blake's Pride Pear is a dwarf tree who's fruit has a sweet, rich taste and aroma, and is lovely to look at as its skin is mostly golden and light-yellow. Blake's Pride Pear is a new pear variety best suited to canning use. It offers great taste, fireblight resistance and grows to an average height of 7 to 10 ft. |
The Blake's Pride Fruit is moderate in size, averaging almost 3 inches in diameter, with a short, upright stem on the fruit. It harvests about three weeks after Bartlett (Mid Aug) and it stores very well.
The tree for Blake's Pride is moderate in vigor and upright-spreading. Yield is moderate to high, with the first crop three to four years after planting. Suggested pollinators are D'Anjou or Bartlet Pear. Grows best in Zones 4 to 9
Before planting any pear tree find out from your local ag extension agent if your area is subject to fireblight. If it is plant a tree like the Blake's Pride Pear that is resistant to this disease.
Why plant a pear tree you will could lose after you have done all the work to produce a nice fruit tree for your family?