Variety: Bosc Pears



  • 4411 bosc, small, East
  • 4026 bosc, large, West
  • 4412 bosc, large, East
  • 4413 bosc, large, West
Bosc Pears

Variety Overview

Boscs are a highly aromatic, flavorful pear. Their dense flesh makes them ideal for baking and cooking. They are brown and often russeted. They do not change color when they ripen.


  • Pears
  • Deciduous Fruit
  • A long neck with a rounded bottom and brown skin that has light russeting

  • Firm, dense cream-colored flesh

  • Sweet with hints of honey; sometimes described as "buttery"

  • An average pear weighs 4-6 ounces

  • Warm brown with russeting

  • Rounded bottom with a long neck; a taller profile than other pears

  • Yes
  • Yes
  • Brown, teardrop-shaped

  • Late September through May

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