Pear

Pear 'Doyenne du Comice'

Pear - Pear  'Doyenne du Comice'

Common Name: Pear
Genus: Pear
Cultivar: 'Doyenne du Comice'

Category: Fruit & Vegetables
Features: Edible fruit

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 5.00 m (500 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sunSpread: 5.00 m (500 cm)

Foliage Type: DeciduousFlower Colour: White
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: April

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

  • Rate of growth: average to fast
  • Other features: large edible dessert pears
  • Pollination Group: C - flowering late season

    This delightful dessert pear tree is covered with pure white flowers in mid spring followed by large fruits renowned for their excellent flavour. Vigorous and upright in habit it's an ideal specimen tree for a small sunny well-drained site.

  • Garden care: Pears naturally shed a small quantity of the developing fruits in mid summer. After this has occurred thin out the remaining pears leaving one pear per cluster. Add a high-nitrogen feed in spring.

  • Pollination Information: This pear belongs to pollination group C so you will need need to plant one other different variety of pear to guarantee cross pollination and a subsequent bumper crop. Ideally this should come from the same pollination group however it is possible to use one from group B as well.

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