Variety: Anjou Pears

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PLUs:

  • 4025 anjou, small
  • 4416 anjou, large

Variety Overview

Anjou pears have an egg shape, without the neck that is typical of other pear varieties. The pears have a green color, often with a red blush. They have juicy, citrusy flavor with pale, off-white flesh.

Characteristics

  • Pears
  • Deciduous Fruit
  • Egg-shaped, with a larger bottom and narrower top, and speckled bright green skin that sometimes has a faint blush

  • Sweet, dense, juicy cream-colored flesh

  • Sweet with a slight lemon-lime flavor

  • An average pear weighs 4-6 ounces

  • Bright green

  • Egg-shaped

  • Yes
  • Brown, teardrop-shaped

  • Beginning in September, with nearly year-round availability

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