Olympic Giant produces large fruit that can weigh up to 1 pound and are very juicy and sweet with hints of butterscotch flavor. The fruit is great fresh and excellent for cooking as well. Vigorously growing standard trees grow 16-18′ tall and 12-14′ wide at maturity. Bearing starts early in the trees life and no spraying is necessary. Pollinate with another fruiting or ornamental Pear variety.
- Hardiness Zones 5-8
- Light Required Full Sun
- Spread 16 - 18 feet
- Height 16 - 18 feet
We ship this item in Spring
sku: 68045 Ships in Spring
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- $ / bag
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Botanical Name :Pyrus communis 'Olympic Giant'
Light Required :Full Sun
Spread :16 - 18 feet
Offer Size :Standard 2-4 Ft
Form :Fruit Tree, Fruit, Pear, Standard Pear Tree
Height :16 - 18 feet
Spacing :16 - 18 feet
Foliage :Large waxy dark green leaves, reddish-orange in Fall.
Flower Form :Small white blossoms.
Fruit :Large, (3+ inches) super sweet, crisp and very juicy fruit. Excellent keeping quality. Can hold their flavor for up to six months in storage.
Growth Rate :Vigorous growth reate.
Pollinator :Honeysweet, Bartlett, Ornamental pear- i.e Bradford, Cleveland.
Yield :Standard: Approximately 3 - 5 bushels at maturity
Depth :Locate the planting depth indicator, the marked line above the tree's root system.
Pruning :Annual thinning of fruit.
Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.
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