The D'Anjou Pear is a large pear. The flesh is white with
abundant juice and a sweet brisk flavor. It is a naturally sweet pear,
light green in color with a yellow tinge when ripe. Anjou pears have
exceptional keeping qualities.
The best flavor is realized when stored
The tree is very hardy, large and highly productive. The D'Anjou does
not change color as it ripens. Requires cross pollination with Bartlett
or any other pear with the same bloom date.
This was an old French variety originally called Beurre' d' Anjou. It
has been grown in the USA since about 1900. It ripens after Bartlett
It accounts for 16% plus of US pear production. Grows best
in Zones 4 to 9