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Pear Varieties


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Pear Varieties from Anjous to Seckels

Pear Varieties

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Most of North American pears are grown in Oregon and Washington, and the harvest months listed here reflect that. You can find some variety of pear in season in North America from August through May (and even into June some years). Your best bet for finding local pears is at farmers markets, ask the grower when you can expect the harvest and how long it might last.

Pictured above are, from left to right, Comice, Bosc, Red Anjou, French Butter, and Bartlett pears.

Click through to see a wide variety of pears, or jump directly to the variety of pear that interests you most:

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