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Suij European Pear

$39.99
SKU B231
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Pronounced "Sigh", this is a pear that you pick while its rock hard in October or November and store it in a root cellar and eat fresh through March. This type of pear was popular for hundreds of years in Europe where people used it as a staple food through the winter but has gone out of fashion in the last 60 years. Suij is one of the best of this type. It makes a delicious and beautiful pink pear sauce. It is a cross of Comice and the winter keeper St. Remi. We got it from the Bullock family who got it from Ed Suij. On OHxF87 semi-dwarf rootstock.

USDA Zone: 5-9

Grow Height:  15' (Semi Dwarf)

Sun: Full Sun

Ripening Time: October

Pollination: Needs a Pollinizer

Read our Pear Growing Guide

$39.99
SKU B231