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Pyrus (Pear) communis 'Conference'

Common Name: Conference Pear

Plant Family:

Pyrus (Pear) communis 'Conference'
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Price:  £30.00
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Availability:  

  

3 in stock

Quantity or Pot size:  BARE ROOT TREE


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  Orchard
Suggested Use:  Kitchen Garden
Season of Interest:  Spring to autumn
Flower Colour:  White
Height:  large (up to 12 feet)
Berries or Fruit:  Yes
Habit/Shape:  Tree
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  Neutral soil
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes
Cooking Use:  Dessert


A popular eating Pear, producing a good crop on its own, but better if a group 3 or 4 tree is nearby. Long fruit can be eaten slightly under ripe, but have a very sweet juicy flovour when ripe. Stores well in a fridge. Can also be cooked. Half-standard.

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Mainland UK  £8.50 -£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1 through to IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value £25) FREE
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