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What's the difference between an Asian and a European pear?

Asian pears, sometimes called apple pears, differ from European-type pears in shape, texture and ripening times. Asian pears are round and apple-shaped, rather than pear-shaped, and have a crisp texture. Also, Asian pears can be picked from the tree and eaten immediately. European pears are harvested from the tree before they ripen. To ripen a European pear, place it in a brown paper bag for a few days. When ripe, a European pear has a soft, juicy, melt-in-your-mouth texture. Gurney's offers both Asian and European pear trees in standard and semi-dwarf sizes.


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