Pyrus communis Conference

 

Pyrus communis Conference, Pear. A desert pear with pale green coloured fruits tinged a golden russet. The flesh is white, firm and of a pleasant flavour. Ready in October and November. Keeps well. Makes for an attractive addition to the Orchard, deciduous and self fertile.

 

 

Plant in moist well drained soil, Full sun, Hardy

 

General Fruit Tree & Fruit Planting and care

  • Water the Fruit or Fruit tree thoroughly and allow to drain fully.
  • If planting the Fruit or Fruit Tree in a lawn remove a circle of turf.
  • Dig a hole twice the size of the pot being planted and fork over the base Adding a bucketful of planting compost
  • Remove the pot gently, if well rooted cut off the pot
  • If using a stake position the Fruit Tree against the stake if one stake is used or in the middle if two are being used.
  • Ensure that the top of the Root ball is level with the surrounding soil.
  • Replace the remaining soil and heel in well.
  • Secure to the stake or stakes using one or two rubber adjustable straps.
  • Water the Fruit thoroughly, then again at least once a week during the first growing season.
  • Apply some general fertiliser every spring.