Pyrus communis / 'Seckel' pear
Seckel pears are small but packed with sweetness. The variety is believed to originate in Pennsylvania. Plant with another European pear to achieve pollination and get fruit. We’ve noticed the skin of pear fruit is a little tougher and more likely to resist pests like the plum curculio. Pear trees like to grow tall and upright (around 25 feet) with branches reaching for the sky, until they bear fruit when they start to spread out. For fruit tree tips read our blog post “Tips for Growing Fruit Trees in the Hudson Valley”:
Plant delivery is free within the City of Beacon. Deliveries outside the City of Beacon are by a $65/hour fee, which includes travel and placement of material.