AC™ Harrow Sweet pear tree developed by Harrow Research Station in Ontario in 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.
General Tree Height/Caliper: Our grafted/budded apple, peach, apricot, plum, pear, nectarine, and cherry trees are about 4-6' tall with a caliper/diameter of about 1/4-3/4". Most have more than 5' height and 1/2" diameter. Most other trees are seedlings ranging from 18-36" tall. You know if a tree is a seedling when the rootstock selected says "Seedling".
A rootstock primarily controls a tree's size and how early it bears fruit. Learn more about our specific rootstocks.