Seckel pear tree is a European pear tree variety. Found in Mr. Seckel’s property in the early 19th century near Philadelphia. The American Pomological Society recommended Seckel pear for general cultivation in 1848.
Trees are vigorous and productive. The fruit is small, attractive, sweet, and juicy. The tree is very resistant to fire blight. It tends to bear fruit in clusters on the ends of the branches. Requires a pollinizer. Grows well in hardiness zones 5 to 8.
Chill requirments: 500-800 hours below 45F
Hardiness zone: 5-8
Harvest time: mid September