SDSU introduction 1973 (South Dakota E31 x Ewart). Juicy, sweet, medium to small bright yellow fruit. Blooms early May. Tree globe shaped. Glossy green foliage, red fall color. Excellent dessert pear for northern Great Plains. Fire blight resistant. Pollen-sterile, cannot be used to pollinate a second pear tree. 'Parker' is a good pollinator.
Set top of rootball two inches above the ground level. Mix half garden soil and half planting mix. Mound soil to form water basin.