383 Year Old Pear Tree Alive and Well

Read about one of the first fruit trees planted by settlers in America: (external site) http://www.treehugger.com/natural-sciences/first-fruit-tree-planted-america-still-alive-and-well-age-383.html

Common Pears in the USA

You can easily become familiar with the many varieties of common pears available in the USA. Each one has a distinctive character, texture, and flavor. You’ll enjoy them more if you know what to expect from each kind. Try them all to find your favorites. Bartlett and Red Bartlett Available: July through December Bell Shaped, ripens to bright yellow or…

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