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Fruit, Pear 'Moonglow' (Semi Dwarf)

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Moonglow (PI 617549).-Originated in Beltsville, Maryland, by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Introduced in 1960. US-Michigan 437 x Roi Charles de Wurtemburg; tested as US 353. Fruit: large; attractive; flesh rather soft, moderately juicy, nearly free of grit cells, flavor mild, subacid, rated good; for processing as well as being of good quality for fresh use; ripens at Beltsville in mid-August, about 7 days earlier than Bartlett; ripens for prime eating and processing in 10 days when held at 70F. Tree: very upright; vigorous; heavily spurred; fruits heavily at an early age; appears to be very resistant to fire blight; flowers contain abundant pollen. Recommended for trail in areas where fire blight is a major problem.

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Freight and Deliveries

We can coordinate freight through common carrier freight companies for customers outside our local area. Charges will depend on current freight rates and size of load. Minimum order is $2500 with a $300 minimum freight. Please place order well ahead to allow time for making arrangements. Our responsibility for the plants will cease when they leave our nursery. You are also welcome to arrange your own freight.

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Local Wholesale Delivery

We deliver to local job sites and nurseries. The cost varies per load and distance traveled.

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