Varieties & Approximate Harvest Dates
Harrow's DelightAvailability: August 8-25
Smooth flesh with wonderful flavor.
SunriseAvailability: August 15-30
A beautiful yellow pear with a slight blush, good for eating fresh or making desserts.
BartlettAvailability: August 17- September
Juicy, smooth, buttery texture with a sweet flavor.
Harrow CrispAvailability: August 25-September 10
A very attractive pear with red on yellow skin, slightly larger than Bartlett.
Asian PearsAvailability: August 23- Mid-October
Juicy, almost apple-like flavor.
PotomacAvailability: September 1-15
Ripening about two weeks after Bartlett, the skin is glossy green and the flesh is fine, aromatic, and buttery.
SeckelAvailability: Month of September
Tiny pears, with a chubby, round body, small neck, and short stem.
ShenandoahAvailability: Month of September
A new, large and luscious, European-type pear, larger than Bartlett.
Blake's PrideAvailability: Early September
A hearty variety featuring glossy yellow skin.
Harrow SweetAvailability: September 15-30
A high-quality, late-season modern pear that is fireblight resistant.