Long and narrow shape, brown skin. Superb quality, one of the best. Use fresh or cooked. Susceptible to fire blight in warm, moist climates.
Where to Buy DWN Trees
- Estimated Chilling Requirement
500-600 hours below 45°F
- USDA Plant Hardiness Zones
5 - 9
Pollenized by Bartlett or other pear.
- Bloom Season within fruit type(see note)
- Harvest Season within fruit type
- Harvest Dates
September 10 to September 30(approximate for Hickman, CA)
-WHERE TO BUY-
HOME GARDEN/RETAIL NURSERY CATALOG
WHILE DWARFING ROOTSTOCKS HAVE IMPORTANT ADVANTAGES, ROOTSTOCKS SHOULD BE SELECTED PRIMARILY FOR ADAPTABILITY TO THE SOIL AND CLIMATE OF THE PLANTING SITE. For the 2020-21 planting season, Bosc is offered on the following rootstock(s) (listed in order of quantity in production, largest quantity first):
OHxF333 (semi-dwarf, 2/3 of standard)