Clapp’s Favorite Pear Tree has a very large, long necked, lemon-yellow fruit with dull red cheek and russet specks.
It’s white flesh is high quality with a fine grain. Very sweet and highly flavored.
Dessert and fresh eating pear that is also good for canning. Does not keep well.
Should be picked when full size but still green; do not leave on the tree.
Fruits will break down at the core if picked too late.
Strong, sturdy, very hardy, vigorous tree. Susceptible to fireblight, should not be planted in areas that have infections.
4-5 foot bare root tree
Quince rootstock, about 50% of full-size.