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Fruit tree comparisons


Pear tree
Aurora

An early-season American pear variety, related to Bartlett but with an improved flavor and better storage.
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Growing


Pear tree
Aurora
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group3
Pollinating othersAverage
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Using


Pear tree
Aurora
Picking seasonEarly
UsesEating fresh
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
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Disease resistance


Pear tree
Aurora
General resistanceAverage
FireblightSome susceptibility
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Climate


Pear tree
Aurora
Cold hardiness (USDA)Zone 5 (-29C)
Summer maximum temperaturesWarm (25-30C / 76-85F)
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Identification


Pear tree
Aurora
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Fruit colorGreen / Yellow
Orange flush
Russet
Flesh colourCream
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