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Pear Tree

Pear Tree (Conference)

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RRP: 16.99
Price: 14.99
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Quantity 5+
Price 13.94

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Conference Pear Tree - Description

  • Bare Root Pear Tree
  • Pyrus communis ''Conference'
  • Type: Excellent Dessert
  • Also Suited to Cooking
  • Rootstock: Quince A Rootstock
  • Form: Bare Root (Not Potted)
  • Plant Size
    • Height: 4-5ft (125 - 150cm)
    • Girth: 10cm
  • Spacing Distance: 3 Metres Apart

Delivery - Important Note - Please Read

  • We can only deliver orders of this product by Fastway couriers
  • Please do not choose DPD as your courier for orders containing this item

Conference Pear Tree - Characteristics

  • Award winning Pear - Award of Garden Merit
  • Great for attracting pollinators
  • Conference is a hardy pear tree
  • Final Height: 3 - 4 metres
  • Fruits: Long bell shaped fruit
  • Firm flesh, juicy & sweet
  • Reliable fruiter with high yields
  • Skin Colour: Green
  • Flesh Colour: Cream / White
  • Flower - Pinky white flowers in April
  • Fruits - Harvest from September into October

Conference Pear Tree - Pollinators

  • Conference pear is in pollination group B
  • If is also self fertile
  • For best results plant other pears from pollination group A & group B close by

Quince A Rootstock - Advantages

  • Most common rootstock for pears
  • Prevents trees from getting too large
  • Moderate growth rates
  • Best fruiting after 5 years
  • Fruiting will start after 2 years
  • Allows trees grow in all soil types

Conference Pear Tree - Planting Instructions

Planting Time

  • Trees should be planted as soon as they arrive
  • Bare root stock is available from October to March
  • Avoid freezing conditions, where the ground is frozen

Positioning Trees

  • Position in full sun
  • Avoid frosty locations, protect from early Spring frost
  • A south or west aspect is best
  • Add well rotted manure to planting hole
  • When planting - spread out roots, ensure the top of the root collar is just at or below ground level
  • Compact soil in around the rootball

Orchard Planting

  • Choose a sunny & sheltered location
  • South or west facing slope or site is best
  • Plan your orchard along a north - south axis
  • Rootstock will determine spacing (Quince A rootstock = 3m apart)
  • Stake trees prior to planting

After Care

  • Soak roots for 10 minutes before planting
  • Water again after planting
  • If dry weather persists, water every 2 days
  • Feed in early Spring
  • Weeding is also essential - especially bind weed which can quickly smoother a young tree
  • After 2 years, check the tree stakes to ensure they are not too tight around the tree

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My order arrived promptly as usual and the pear tree looks really strong and healthy.
Great company to buy from. I got next day delivery and my pear tree looks really healthy and a good size. Will definitely be ordering again from the garden shop.
Arrived well wrapped & in good condition. Usual prompt & efficient service. Highly recommend.

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    • Cost is €4.95 on Orders Below €75
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  • We do not offer a weekend delivery service (Mon-Fri Only excl. Bank Holidays)
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