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Fruit tree comparisons


Pear tree
Maxine

Maxine is a traditional American pear, with good fire blight resistance.
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Growing


Pear tree
Maxine
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Pollination group4
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Using


Pear tree
Maxine
Picking seasonMid
UsesEating fresh
Culinary
CroppingGood
Keeping (of fruit)1-2 months
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Disease resistance


Pear tree
Maxine
General resistanceGood
FireblightVery resistant
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Climate


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


Pear tree
Maxine
Country of originUnited States
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Fruit colorGreen / Yellow
Russet
Yellow
Fruit sizeAverage
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