This is a twig for grafting. Fall. Seedling pear from Normandy, France, c. 1780. Also called Louise and was known as Louise Bonne de Jersey in England after arriving through the Channel Islands. Brought to the U.S. in the early 19th c.
Medium oblong-pyriform fruit with smooth pale yellow skin that is often blemish free. Buttery juicy flesh with some grain and grit.
Vigorous, productive and upright trees are hardy and long lived. Found in many commercial orchards and home collections in New York. Z4.
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The deadline for ordering scionwood is February 19, 2021, for shipment around March 15.
We sell scions (scionwood) in two ways. Each single 8" stick will graft 3 or 4 trees, and comes with a small paper ID label. Scionwood by the foot (minimum order of 10 feet) will usually graft about 6 or 8 trees from one foot of scionwood. You can graft right away or store it for later use. Stored properly, it will keep quite well for several weeks.
Scions are twigs, not trees. They have no roots and will not grow if you plant them.