Available to order from early October 2022. A BARE-ROOT tree for dispatch from the end of November to beginning of March. Please be aware that trees may be pruned to size, to meet our couriers' parcel length restrictions.
Trained in a 'stepover' shape, this is a very low-growing tree, on dwarfing rootstock (Quince A), that is ideal as a low, decorative and productive border for lawns, flower or vegetable beds. Height approx 40cms.
Pyrus communis. Rootstock: Quince A. Dessert variety introduced by Thomas Rivers in 1894. Most widely grown pear in Britain. Can be cropped and stored before ripe and is often sold under-ripe, but when ripe it has an excellent flavour. Pick at the end of September, store until November. Self-fertile. Priced for a stepover tree, bare-rooted