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Birdsong Orchards

D'Anjou Pears

Regular price $10.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $10.00 USD
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The D'Anjou pear, sometimes referred to as the Beurré d'Anjou or simply Anjou, is a short-necked cultivar of European pear. The variety was originally named 'Nec Plus Meuris' in Europe and the name 'Anjou' or 'd'Anjou' was erroneously applied to the variety when introduced to America and England. In the United States, this variety was recommended for general cultivation by the American Pomological Congress in 1852. 

This pear has a pale green skin that does not change color as the pear ripens, unlike most other cultivars of green pears, which turn yellow as they ripen.

The D'Anjou is truly an all-purpose pear. It's juicy when ripe, and their subtle sweetness hints at a refreshing lemon-lime flavor. Their dense flesh holds up well in heated applications like baking, poaching, roasting, or grilling and they are delicious when sliced fresh in salads or eaten as an out-of-hand snack.

Three pounds for $10