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6th January 2021. In line with the current government lockdown rules, Burncoose Nurseries is closed to visitors. However at present we are able to offer click and collect to local customers. This will be weekdays only, not weekends. Mail order is continuing as normal. However please allow extra time for the couriers to deliver, once despatched from us. Sorry to say that some depots are experiencing high volumes of traffic, also staff shortages.
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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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£45.00 each

Delivery Information Normally 3 - 5 days
Courier Only due to the size of this plant.
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 -
  • Spring
  • 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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