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Pear Tree 'Doyenné du Comice'

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Pyrus communis 'Doyenné du Comice'

  • Eating Pear.
  • Heavy cropping, producing greenish yellow fruits with a meltingly juicy flesh.
  • Self Sterile.
  • Quince A rootstock.

Supplied as a bare root tree pruned to approximately 3-4 ft (90-120cm) tall including roots.

Available from APPROXIMATELY late November / early December 2021

1 or more £21.00GBP each. Group & quantity discounts
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Pollinator FriendlyRHS Award of Garden Merit

A popular and very well flavoured pear with sweet and meltingly juicy flesh. The greenish yellow skins sometimes develop a rosy flush or perhaps even russeting.

A reliable and heavy cropping variety that is extremely popular across Europe.

  • Season of use November - December.
  • First introduced 1849, France.
  • Self Sterile - requires a pollinator (another pear).
  • Grown on Quince A rootstock for an ultimate (un-pruned) height of 8 - 12 feet (2.4 - 3.65 metres) but can easily be kept at a height of 6 - 8 feet (1.8 - 2.4 metres).

Recommended by the RHS to be an excellent attractant and nectar source for bees and other beneficial insects.

Recommended by the RHS to assist in encouraging bats into the garden as the flowers are likely to attract moths and other night-flying insects which bats love to eat!

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How To...

How To Plant Fruit Trees & Nut Trees
Detailed advice on planting fruit and nut trees - including advice on container growing, pruning and training, and advice on specific varieties.

How To Videos

How To Plant Bare Root & Potted Fruit Trees (Video)
An instructional video by Stephen explaining the differences between a bare root and potted fruit tree, and how to plant them.

General Information

Fruit Tree Pollination Simplified (hopefully)
Information on fruit tree fertility, pollination and compatibility, with simple explanations of regularly used terms.

Plants Awarded The RHS Award Of Garden Merit
A listing of the seed and plant varieties sold by Victoriana Nursery Gardens that have been awarded the Award Of Garden Merit by the RHS.

Pollinator Friendly Plants
A detailed guide to the seeds and plants sold by Victoriana Nursery Gardens that will attract and provide a food source to bees and other beneficial pollinating insects.

Magazine Articles

Tree Wishes
Tree Wishes - magazine article giving inspiration to those thinking about growing fruit written by Stephen Shirley for Grow Your Own magazine.




Plant Passport Registration Number: GB-34265