Reeder (Doctor Reeder)

large, roundish ovate, obtuse pyriform; color light yellow with numerous russet dots and patches of russet, especially around the basin; cheek faintly blushed with red; stalk one and one-half inches long, quite stout, and fleshy at point of insertion without cavity; basin broad, shallow, and regular. Flesh white, juicy, buttery, melting, vinous, very good. Usually grown as Doctor Reeder. New York.

Rossney

Medium to large, oval, pyriform; color creamy yellow with crimson blush; stem short, quite stout,inserted at top of neck into slight cavity; basin medium, ridged. Flesh yellow, fine-grained, melting, juicy, sweet, very good. Season, two weeks later than Bartlett and about like it in hardiness of tree. Utah.

Rostiezer

Small to medium, obovate, oblong pyriform; color yellowish green with reddish brown on sunny side, and traces of thin russet; stalk one and one-half to two inches long, slender, inserted in slight cavity; basin slight. Flesh juicy, melting, sweet, perfumed; quality best. It is often received from Colorado and Utah as the "Early Seckel." Europe.

Rutter

Quite large, roundish, pyriform; color yellow, sprinkled, and netted with russet and small irregular dots; stalk one inch long, stout, inclined, curved, and inserted in narrow abrupt cavity; basin shallow and broad. Flesh white, quite juicy, half fine, buttery, with sweet vinous flavor, quality good. Double or single starred across the continent. Pennsylvania.