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PEARS 'Conference'

Commonly known as Dessert pear, Pyrus communis subsp. communis

Large rusty greenish-yellow dessert pear, self pollinating
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Available autumn 2020 -
£42.50 each

Delivery Information Available autumn 2020
plant size comparison icon 7.5 to 10 Litre
  • Deciduous
  • White
  • Height - 3-4m (10-14ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Fruit - Plants which produce an edible or ornamental fruit - pale yellow flesh with slight pink tinge. Very juicy and sweet.
  • Tree
  • Zero Rated Item - No VAT on this plant
  • Hardy - very cold winter - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
  • Additional Features - 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.
  • Flower Shape - Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Autumn -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
  • Tree Shape - Narrowly columnar -
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3-4m (10-14ft)
tree - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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