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Pyrus communis 'Concorde'

Pear

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Key information

Plant type

Deciduous tree

Flower colour

White

Feature

Flowers, Fruit, Dramatic foliage

Hardiness

Hardy

Skill level

Experienced

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Plant details

Pyrus communis 'Concorde' is an excellent choice for growing in Britain. It is a fairly new variety, being a cross between two classic varieties, 'Conference' and 'Doyenné du Comice'. It is reliable, yields good crops of well-flavoured fruit, and is well suited to growing in the British climate. The yellow-cream-colourd fruits bear similarities to 'Conference' pears in appearance, but inherit the flavor of 'Doyenne'. Pyrus communis 'Concorde' is in flowering group 4. It is partially self-fertile, but yields are increased if a pollination partner is grown nearby. Choose other pear trees in the same flowering group.

Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Pyrus

Species: communis

Cultivar: Concorde

Plant type: Deciduous tree

Flower colour: White

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers, Fruit, Dramatic foliage

Sun exposure: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained/light

Hardiness: Hardy

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 800cm

Spread: 700cm

Time to prune: November to February

Flowering period: March to April


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