Pear, Bartlett Tree

Botanical name: Pyrus communis
Family: Rosaceae (rose)Pear - Bartlett - Pyrus communis - Fruit - Leaves

  • Deciduous
  • Cultivar of the common pear
  • 15-30 ft in height
  • Smooth bark when young, thickens and becomes more coarse as it ages
  • White flowers appear in the spring
  • Simple, glossy, green, serrated margins have fine teeth. leaves alternate on the twig
  • Fruit has a thin skin, is green and turns yellow as it ripens (usually after it falls or is picked)
  • Often eaten raw or canned and holds it’s shape well after being baked.
  • Classic “pear” shape