Cross pollination

Asked May 11, 2019, 11:05 AM EDT

Is sommer crisp pear tree a good pollinator for a bartlett pear. Also is the summer crisp fire blight resistant?

Montmorency County Michigan tree fruit pollination

1 Response

Although Summercrisp blooms earlier than Bartlett, there is enough overlap for each to serve as the pollen source for the other. Summercrisp is fire blight resistant.