Pear Trees

Pear trees represent some of the finest varieties in our finest heritage fruit collection. Pears are grafted onto Calleryana D6 rootstocks, which yield a standard sized pear tree if trained as a vase or central leader tree. In our own orchard, we also grow our espaliered pears on these rootstocks, and while they require a bit more care to train and keep down low as an espalier, they are more hardy than the fully dwarf pears, and do better in more difficult soils and drought conditions.

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    Douyenne Boussuch pear

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    Douyenne Boussuch is one of our oldest French pears, fruits are very large - can be up to 3 1/2 inches across, round in shape, white flesh melting and juicy, fine brisk vinous juice and a delicate perfume, needs eating before over ripe

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    Red Sensation pear

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    Red Sensation pear is like a striking red coloured form of the classic Williams pear, great fresh eating and hardy plant Ripens: April Pollinates with: Williams, Nijiseiki Nashi, Winter Nelis, Winter Cole, Beurre Bosc  

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    Corella Pear

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    Corella Pear is sometimes referred to as Forelle Pear, it has a mild flavour, with soft juicy white flesh.  It has a greenish-yellow skin with a lovely red blush.  Delicious eaten fresh or included in salads and also great cooked. Ripens: April Pollinates with: San Giovanni, Precoce di Fiorani, Marie Louise Duccle

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    Dwarf Pyvert pear

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    Dwarf Pyvert pear has crisp white flesh, green skin, is a good bearer and reliable cropper, mid season ripening, this one offered on semi dwarf rootstock to yield a manageable tree of approx. 2 metres, can also be successfully pot grown, self fertile so will crop well on its own without pollination Ripens: March

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    Packham’s Triumph pear

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    Packham's Triumph pear is one of the most well known pears in Australia - crisp white flesh, green skin, crunchy, good bearer, reliable cropper, mid season ripener, very reliable cropper, Ripens: March Pollinates with: Josephine, Lemon Bergamot, Beurre Hardy, Clapp's, Douyenne Boussuch, Ducchess D'Angloueme, Flemish Beauty  

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    Moorcroft perry pear

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    The Moorcroft perry pear is a large tree, medium acid and tannin, good quality strong perry.

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    Green Horse perry pear

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    Green Horse perry pear fruits are apple shaped and large. As well as making perry cider, the fruit is suitable for stewing and pickling.

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    Buttira Precoce Morettini pear

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    The Buttira Precoce Morettini pear is from Italian origins, one of the largest pears we grow - pick one pear and make a meal for four people!  Yellow fruits with very good flavour, slight russeting, firm, juicy, and an early cropper

  • Williams pear

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    The Williams pear has become the standard pear variety grown pretty much worldwide. It is a high quality pear with smooth flesh and lovely aroma. Soft skinned and easily bruised, it ripens early to mid season, very good for bottling – keeps its shape and flavour when cooked, seems to do well in many different climates, stands the cold better than most others. The Williams pear is self fertile - will set a crop when planted on its own. Ripens: February/March Pollinates with: Self fertile, Beurre Bosc, Winter Nelis, Winter Cole,Douyenne Du Comice,  

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    Ko Sui nashi pear

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    Ko Sui nashi pear is a golden yellow to tan colour, flesh is juicy and tender, with a mild flavour, will set a modest crop on its own, or pollinated by Nashi varieties Hosui, Chojuro and Nijisseiki

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    Nijiseiki 20th Century nashi pear

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    Nijiseiki 20th Century nashi pear produceres yellow, fully and perfectly rounded fruit, immaculate crispness, more juice than anything else, a treat for Nashi lovers Ripens:  April/May Pollinates with: Williams, Beurre Bosc, Douyenne De Comice

  • Winter Cole pear

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    The Winter Cole pear extends the season significantly, smaller rounded fruits, russeted brown netting, juicy and rich, Australian pear selected in southern Victoria by the same nurserymen who found the King Cole apple and Cole's Golden Gage plum Ripens: April/May Pollinates with: Williams, Winter Nelis, Beurre Bosc

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