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Pear trees

Gorham

A reliable early 20th century American pear, with a sweet creamy flesh.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill?Average
CroppingGood
Fertility?Self-fertile
Flowering group?4
Pollinating others?Average
Ploidy?Diploid
Vigour?Slightly large
Bearing regularity?Regular
Growth habitUpright
Fruit bearing?Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence?Normal ripening

Using

Picking season?Mid
Use / keeping?1-2 months
Flavour quality?Very good
Flavour styleSweeter

Looking after

Overall disease resistance?Good

Identification

Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourGreen / Yellow
Blossom colourWhite
Leaf colourGreen