Fireblight in Pyrus..best to resist - Knowledgebase Question

San Jose, CA
Question by palysoccer
March 1, 2006
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!


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Answer from NGA
March 1, 2006

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

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