Michael Pollan

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Michael Pollan
Maturity midseason
Growth habit indet.
Leaf type regular
Fruit color green, striped
Fruit shape pear
Fruit size small
Fruit type salad
Variety type open-pollinated
Country USA
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Indet., vigorous plants with regular leaf foliage and very large, multiflora-type trusses of small pear shaped yellowish-green fruits with dark green stripes.

Seed source:

Susan Anderson of Elgin, Texas (TX AN S) 11

Year grown: 2021

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


Green with yellow stripes, weird pointed pear shape, size seems unstable from 2.5 to 5 inches long on different plants, flavor was better in the smaller ones, flavor is similar to Green Zebra, large indet. plants, midseason, keeps fairly well.

Seed source:

Wild Boar Farms 11

Year grown: 2012

Location: Seattle, Washington


  • Developed by Brad Gates at Wild Boar Farms, Napa, California.
  • An odd-shaped mutant from Green Zebra. Named by Brad Gates after a writer, journalist, and teacher, Michael Pollan.
  • Re-branded by A.W. Haley as Mint Julep in 2014, and subsequently offered by several seed resellers in their 2014 catalogs.

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