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Shipova Pear


The breeding history is somewhat fuzzy, but Shipova is known to be the product of an unusual cross: Sorbus aria X Pyrus Communis.  This sweet, buttery pear is somewhat small and resembles an Asian pear in shape.  You may have to wait a few extra years for this delicious fruit though, Shipova can be slow to bear.  

Cultivar Shipova
Hardiness Very Hardy (to -50F with occasional winter injury)
Ripens September
Shipping Height 2 to 4 ft

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