Red D'Anjou

Red D'Anjou pear trees are hardy, productive trees that yield brilliant red, aromatic fruit. Red D'Anjou pears have smooth skin and soft, juicy flesh with a sweet, mild flavor. Flavor peaks about 2 months after harvest and color improves in storage. Best harvested in September, yielding medium-large fruit.

  • Botanical name: Pyrus communis 'Red D'Anjou'
  • AKA: Red Anjou
  • Zone range: 5 - 8
  • Size at maturity: 18 - 20' Tall X 12 - 13' Wide
  • Harvest: September
  • Sun level: Full sun
  • Soil composition: Loamy
  • Soil moisture: Well-drained
  • Optimal soil pH: 6.0 - 7.0
  • Years to bear: 4 - 6

Best pollinators: Bosc, Bartlett, and Comice

Red D'Anjou pears originated from a natural mutation of the Green D'Anjou pear on a tree near Medford, Oregon. Red D'Anjou is nearly identical to the Green D'Anjou apart from its deep red coloration.