Cascade European Pear
Pyrus communis 'Cascade'
Cascade is a red-skinned pear that is a cross of Red Bartlett and Comice; bred at the Oregon State U. Medford station. It has good flavor, excellent texture, and ripens in late September.
It does well in the Pacific Northwest, where fireblight is rarely a problem. It blooms with Conference and is pollinized by early and mid-season-blooming pears.
USDA Zone: 5-9
Grow Height: 15' (Semi Dwarf)
Sun: Full Sun
Ripening Time: September - October
Pollination: Needs a Pollinizer
Semi-Dwarf Rootstock: OHxF87
Read our Pear Growing Guide