Here the listing of current varieties of pears grown at Pieter's Appleyard:
Excellent for fresh eating and canning. Fruit is medium large and green when picked. Yellow when ripe.
The Bosc pear has a naturally occurring russet, which covers the surface, giving it a golden appearance. Bosc pears remain firm and keep their elegant shape during cooking
Fruit is large, blushed, attractive with good flavor. Excellent fresh eating and canning.
Fruit is medium size and similar to Bartlett in appearance with excellent flavor and smooth flesh. Ground color is yellow with a red blush.
Red D Anjou-
This winter dessert pear is harvested in mid-September but is available nearly year around due to its fine storage quality when kept in controlled atmosphere. A medium to large sized pear, it is brightly colored with a dark red hue, sweet and richly flavored when ripe.