Red Chinese Mulberries
The Red Chinese mulberry tree is a broad, spreading bush or small tree dotted with small thorns. Like its mulberry relatives, the fruits are technically not a berries but rather aggregates of tiny fleshy drupes clustered around a single stem
Monterrey pears are a large variety from northern Mexico, botanically a cultivar of Pyrus pyrifolia. The Asian pear hybrid was selected from the tree of a popular southern Texas variety. Monterrey pears are a cross of European pear and a Japanese pear.
Red Crimson Pears
Inventory, 20 lbs : 4.00
This item was last sold on : 10/11/17
Red Crimson pears have a ruby red skin, just as the name suggests, with a thick, stocky stem. The flesh is a yellow-cream color, tender, and very juicy. Red Crimson pears have a mild, sweet flavor with a floral aroma.
Red Crimson pears are available at the end of the summer, through the mid-winter.
Red Crimson pears are botanically classified as Pyrus communis and get their common name from the brilliant ruby color of their skin. The crimson fruit is also known as Starkrimson, which was named for the Stark Bros nursery that originally propagated and patented the variety. The variety is also simply called Crimson pear. This variety is one of the first to make an appearance at the beginning of pear season.
Red Crimson pears add a touch of color to a variety of dishes. Slice Red Crimson pears and add to green salads or to a charcuterie board. Use skin-on, sliced Red Crimson pears to make a colorful pear tart. Pears store well when refrigerated, up to three weeks. To ripen, leave out at room temperature for a couple of days.
Red Crimson pears were discovered in 1950s Missouri as a spontaneous mutation (or “sport”) on the tree of a green pear. Patented in 1956, Red Crimson pears are grown in the Pacific Northwest and in the cooler, northern climates of the Mid-west.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
|Hotel Palomar-Salt Box||San Diego CA||619-515-3003|
|The Country Club Of Rancho Bernardo||San Diego CA||858-451-9100|
|Bottega Italiana-UTC||San Diego CA||858-404-0799|
|Pacific Coast Grill||Solana Beach CA||858-794-4632|
|Vertex||San Diego CA||858-404-6612|
|Bishop School||San Diego CA||858-459-4021 x212|
|Lodge at Torrey Pines Grill||San Diego CA||858-453-4420|
|The Pearl Hotel||San Diego CA||877-732-7573|
|Puesto-La Jolla||La Jolla CA||858-775-2289|
|Flying Pig Pub & Kitchen||Oceanside CA||619-990-0158|
Recipes that include Red Crimson Pears. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Bakers Royale||Chocolate Dipped Pears with Almond Crunch|
|The Plum Palate||Late Summer Salad|
|Weelicious||Pear Apple Butter|
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Walmart on Marsh and Frankford in Dallas, TX
Near Addison, Texas, United States
About 353 days ago, 11/04/16