B.P. Moretini
(Bartlett x Coscia) Italy


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Butirra Precoce Moretini pear tree is one of the best early pears. The B.P. Moretini pears are juicy, rich, sweet-spicy with vibrant white flesh. Butirra Precoce Moretini pear tree naturally forms a wide pyramidal shape. It fruits early, regularly and bountifully. Fruits are middle large and have a traditional pear shape. Fruits skin is pretty thin, smooth, dry and shinny, with a basic light green coloration that turns into green-yellow with bright redness on the exposed side while ripening. It’s of extraordinary quality. It can be kept in a refrigeration for a month. Vigorous grower and a heavy cropper.   Please refer below for more information on the Butirra Precoce Moretini pear tree for sale. 

Growing Considerations for B.P. Moretini
(Bartlett x Coscia) Italy

USDA Zones: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Uses: Fresh Eating

Harvest Period: Early

Bloom Period: Midseason

Pollination Requirement: Requires different variety with same bloom period

Storage: 1-2 months

Rootstock: OHxF 87

Years to Bear: 2-5 years

Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.

Mature Size: 12-16 ft.

Pruning: Summer prune to maintain 8 ft.

Water Requierments: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.

Shape when Shipped: Whip (no branching)

Size supplied when shipped:   Our trees range in height from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs). The trees diameter (caliper) is often 1/2  to 3/4 inch;  *As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.

Basic idea for Pruning:  Most fruit trees should be pruned in frost-free periods mid to late winter. (apricots best after bud break) Remove most vertical branches and shorten side branches. Fruiting wood is best on horizontal to 45 degree limbs. Learn more...                                                             

Shipping Note:  Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.

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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 09 July, 2007.