Bosc

Description:

Bosc pears were discovered sometime in the early 1800s. Immediately popular due to the unique taste and firmness—the flavor is less likely to be overwhelmed by strong spices such as cinnamon, clove or nutmeg.

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Availability:

Late September through April

Flavor/Texture:

It has a denser flesh than other pear varieties, which makes it ideal for cooking, baking, broiling, and poaching.

PLU Codes:

Large (100 & Larger) 4413

Small (110 & Smaller) 4026

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Where We Grow

Washington Fruit markets apples, pears and cherries from the growing regions of Central Washington and Northern Oregon. Orchard locations are throughout the Columbia Basin and the various plateaus and river systems from the Cascade Mountain Range.

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