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.