Attractive, rainbow-trout colored, crunchy pears that ripen nicely on the tree. Disease resistant and cold hardy. "Rousselet" means "a pear with russet skin." This is one of several highly valued varieties in the 'Rousselet' group.
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