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Italian Large Red Pear (Italian Pear, Italian Red Pear, Giant Italian Pear)

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About Italian Large Red Pear (Italian Pear, Italian Red Pear, Giant Italian Pear)

‘Italian Large Red Pear’ is variety that originated in Italy. Tall, indeterminate plants with regular and wispy leaf vines, that load up a very good amount of beautiful, big, pear-shaped fruit with ribbed shoulders. Fruit weight about 8-14oz./230-400g or more, are red colored with very meaty, dense flesh. Perfect for cooking, canning and sauce, but also good for fresh. Very good, sweet taste. Late, about 85 days from transplant.

Culinary Use
Paste / Sauce / Canner / Slicer
Flavor Profile
Flesh Color
Fruit Color
Fruit Shape
Plum/Pear/Piriform / Ribbed
Fruit Size
Large / Medium
Leaf Type
Regular / Wispy
Plant Type
Solanum lycopersicum
Open Pollinated

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    Robert Muraski

    Where can I get seeds for Italian Large Red Pear ?

    • Andrea Clapp
      Andrea Clapp Editor Breeder
      Chief Operating Officer and Director of Research and Innovation

      Hi Robert, please check

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    Robert Muraski

    Thank you!


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    Is it an hybrid tomato or a heirloom?


    • Dorota Basiura
      Dorota Basiura Editor
      Website Content Director

      Hi Martin, Italian Large Red Pear is open pollinated variety.

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    Renee Dumoulin Subscriber

    J'ai malheureusement mal identifie mes plants. Est ce qu'il serait possible d'avoir ine photo ou image d'une feuille ou plant de la tomate italienne special red pear (Gusto italia). Sinon, comment identifier les plants? Merci beaucoup.

    • Dorota Basiura
      Dorota Basiura Editor
      Website Content Director

      Bonjour Renee, nous vous invitons à envoyer des photos et des noms de variétés à
      Nous essaierons de vous aider si possible.


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