Pre-order for spring 2023You can pre-order now for shipping in the spring 2023 planting season.
Orange Pippin Trees USA logoSpecialist fruit trees for your orchard or back-yard
reset

Fruit tree comparisons


Pear tree
Potomac

remove

Growing


Pear tree
Potomac
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
top

Using


Pear tree
Potomac
Picking seasonLate
UsesEating fresh
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
top

Disease resistance


Pear tree
Potomac
General resistanceGood
FireblightVery resistant
top

Climate


Pear tree
Potomac
Cold hardiness (USDA)(5) -20F / -29C
Summer maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
top

Identification


Pear tree
Potomac
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Fruit colorGreen / Red
Flesh colourCream
Fruit sizeSmall
top