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Pear trees
Gorham

A reliable early 20th century American pear, with a sweet creamy flesh.
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Growing


Pear trees
Gorham
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilitySelf-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Warm climates
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Pear trees
Gorham
Picking seasonMid
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
CroppingGood
Food usesEating fresh
Culinary
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Problems


Pear trees
Gorham
Disease resistanceGood
ScabVery resistant
MildewSome resistance
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Identification


Pear trees
Gorham
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colourGreen / Yellow
Fruit sizeLarge
AwardsRHS AGM (current)
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