AC™ Harrow Sweet pear tree developed by Harrow Research Station in Ontario, Canada. Formerly known as HW 609, it is a late ripening cultivar that harvests approximately 3 weeks after Bartlett. The fruit is medium in size and is comparable to Bartlett. The juicy and sweet fruit develops an attractive blush. Additionally, this tree has a good resistance to fire blight. However, the tree needs heavy thinning to produce good sized fruit and to avoid biennial bearing.
AC™ Harrow Sweet Pear Tree
AC™ Harrow Sweet pear is developed by Harrow Research Station in Ontario in Canada. It is a late ripening cultivar. Fruit is medium sized and is comparable to Bartlett. The fruit develops an attractive blush. Juicy and sweet. Tree has good resistance to fire blight and grows zones 4-8.
General Tree Height/Caliper: Most of our fruit trees (apple, peach, apricot, plum, pear, nectarine, quince, and cherry) are grafted/budded and are 4-6' tall with a caliper/diameter of about 1/4-3/4". Most have more than 5' height and 1/2" diameter. The other trees are seedlings, such as pawpaw, mulberry, persimmon, shade, berry, and flowering trees which range from 18-36" tall.
A rootstock primarily controls a tree's size and how early it bears fruit. Learn more about our specific rootstocks.