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Fruit tree comparison - Moonglow
Pear trees

Moonglow

A high quality early season dessert and culinary pear, very resistant to fireblight.  Remove this variety from the comparison

Growing

Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Good
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 3
Pollinating others? Good
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Large
Precocity? Precocious
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening

Using

Picking season? Early
Use / keeping? 1 week
Flavour quality? Very good
Flavour style Sweeter
Pick slightly early for cooking with.

Looking after

Overall disease resistance? Good

Identification

Country of origin United States
Period of origin 1950 - 1999
Fruit colour Green - light
Leaf colour Green