Pear Tree

You can look, but you will not find a partridge sitting in my branches.  Every year I work hard to produce edible tear-shaped fruit. 

Five Pear Fun Facts

  1. There are more than 3,000 varieties of pears.
  2. Pears have an extensive history and even date back to about 1000 B.C.
  3. Pears are part of the rose family.
  4. Nearly ninety percent of all pears sold in the United States are grown in Oregon or Washington.
  5. Pears ripen from the inside out.

New Ways to Eat Pears

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Pear Tree

Resource: The Very Oldest Pear Tree by Nancy I. Sanders and Yas Imamura