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Pear trees
Concorde

A marriage of Conference and Comice - Concorde is easy to grow, heavy crops, excellent flavour.
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Using


Pear trees
Concorde
Picking seasonLate
CroppingHeavy
Keeping2-3 weeks
Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
Useful forEating fresh
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Growing


Pear trees
Concorde
Gardening skillBeginner
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
VigourAverage vigour
PrecocityPrecocious
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Problems


Pear trees
Concorde
Disease resistanceAverage
CankerVery susceptible
ScabSome susceptibility
MildewSome susceptibility
FireblightVery susceptible
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Climate


Pear trees
Concorde
Climate typeTemperate climates
Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)
Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
Cold (< 20C / 67F)
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Identification


Pear trees
Concorde
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1950 - 1999
Flower colourWhite
Fruit colourGreen - light
AwardsRHS Award of Garden Merit
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