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Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color red
Fruit shape pear, plum
Fruit size small
Fruit type paste, canner
Variety type open-pollinated
Country Russia


Indet., regular leaf, very high yields of lovely red pear-shaped fruits, some with slightly ruffled shoulders, others are smooth, with green shoulders that disappear when fully ripe. 1-4 oz. Fruits grow in clusters of 3-8. Very meaty flesh and few seeds. Very good sweet flavor. Excellent canner or paste tomato, but also good fresh. Very good keeper.

Seed source:

Robert Hoser, Wolfratshausen, Germany 12

Year grown: 2012

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


  • Russian origin.
  • IPK variety: LYC 3953. Donated to IPK by Robert Hoser, Wolfratshausen, Germany.
  • For more information and some pictures, see [1].

Russian name: Грушевый

The name can be translated as 'Pear-shaped' from Russian, and refers to the fruit shape which resembles a pear.

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