September 5, 2016
I have bit into these before and thought, shoot I better ask before I do anything with them. They are hard and crisp but do have some pear flavor.
September 6, 2016
How wonderful to have such an heirloom Pear Tree.
I would suggest checking with your local County Extension Office to inquire the varieties of fruit trees commonly grown in your specific region.
These links have more information for you including a link to help you find your nearest Extension Office.