Doyenne Du Comice Pear Tree 4-5 ft Dessert Pear With Fine Flavour
Doyenne Du Comice Pear Tree - 4-5ft Tall
These are BARE ROOTED plants which can be planted from the end of October until April and will be dispatched as soon as the weather turns cold and they become dormant.The dispatch date depends on the Autumn temperature and varies from year to year.
'Doyenne du Comice ' is a popular dessert pear with a fine flavour that was introduced from France in 1849.
Common Name: Pear
Cultivar: 'Doyenne du Comice'
Skill Level: Beginner
Exposure: Full sun
Soil type: Well-drained/light
Doyenne du Comice should be picked in October while still firm and stored until November before eating.With a little planning you can put fresh, ripe pears on the table on Christmas Day.The trees flourish well in well drained yet moist soil, and in full sunshine.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.
It is not self-fertile and needs a pollination partner:
Well shaped and sturdy
Slightly shorter than the apple tree reviews just written, but tree arrived in good condition, with healthy root growth. Its height was towards the lower end of range, hence the 4 stars rather than 5.