Very late ripening and cold-hardy; grown in Sweden for winter storage. In a mild PNW winter, one can eat off the tree into December. Needs a pollinizer.
Mature size: 20+ feet T x W
Minimum temperature: -30° F
More information in the document "Curator’s Choice: Favorite Pears from the USDA-ARS Collection" by Joseph Postman, 02/2012, USDA-ARS National Clonal Germplasm Repository, Corvallis, Oregon