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Dessert pear, Pyrus communis subsp. communis
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- Courier Only - Due to the size of this plant it will be despatched by Courier. The rest of your order will also be sent by courier at the same time.
- Good to know - self fertile but crops more prolifically with a pollinator. RHS pollination group 3. Harvest September.
- Pests & Diseases - aphids, caterpillars, brown rot, powdery mildew, scab, fireblight, honey fungus.
- Place of Origin - garden variety. named after the Pear Congress or Conference of 1885.
- Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
- Height - in metres - 10-14ft (3-4m)
- Spread - in metres - 2m (6ft)
- Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit - pale yellow flesh with slight pink tinge. Very juicy and sweet.
- Zero Rated Item - No VAT on this plant
- Full Sun
- Fertile moist well-drained soil
- Narrowly columnar
Large rusty greenish-yellow dessert pear, self pollinating
Pack of 5 Tree Guards - protection from vermin and strimming.
(Pack of 5 guards) £5.00
Rootgrow - Large - 360g
(360gram sachet - inc c&p) £12.00
Rootgrow - Medium - 150g
(150gram sachet - inc c&p) £6.00
Rootgrow - Small - 75g
(75 gram sachet - c&p inc) £3.00
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 0.9 kg
(0.9 kg - c&p inc) £6.00
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 2.5 kg
(2.5 kg - c&p inc) £10.00
Vitax Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser 4.5 kg
(4.5 kg - c&p inc) £16.00
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