A very cold hardy, disease resistant ornamental and fruit bearing tree. More or less rounded in shape with a low branching habit that will need to be pruned from the bottom if clearance is desired. Typically grows to 18 feet tall by 12 feet wide. Has sturdy branching with glossy green foliage that turns burgundy in fall. Fruit is green-yellow, very juicy and approximately 2" in diameter. Good for eating and canning and typically ripens mid-August. 'Ure' Pear has been successfully pollinated with common varieties like 'Bartlett' and 'Golden Spice' as well as, Asian varieties and straight Ussurian pear . Developed in 1978 at Morden Research Station.
Hardy to -40°F
Maximum Elevation: 7,000 Feet