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PEARS


Commonly known as: Pyrus.



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  • Good to know - cultivated from ancient times. Cultivated pears originate from the wild subspecies P. communis subsp. pyraster and P. communis subsp. caucasica.
  • Pests & Diseases - aphids, caterpillars, brown rot, powdery mildew, scab, fireblight, honey fungus.
  • Place of Origin - Europe, western and eastern Asia, northern Africa.
  • Deciduous - mainly deciduous trees
  • Full Sun
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil

Buy Varieties of PEARS

PEARS 'Conference'   AWARD

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Commonly known as: Dessert pear, Pyrus communis subsp. communis.
Large rusty greenish-yellow dessert pear, self pollinating
£42.50 each

PEARS 'Doyenne du Comice'   AWARD

PEARS 'Doyenne du Comice'  >


Commonly known as: Pyrus.
Large yellow-brown dessert fruit in late season, partly self pollinating
£42.50 each

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