The Q&A Archives: Fireblight in to resist

Question: I live in Santa Clara Valley and would like to plant some flowering pears (pyrus). Which of the ornamental varieties are LEAST susceptible to fireblight? Thanks!

Answer: In order of most to least resistant to fire blight, here are the ornamental pears I would recommend:
Cleveland Select
Red Spire

Best wishes with your garden!

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