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Pear trees
Sensation

A red-coloured sport of the popular Williams pear.
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Growing


Pear trees
Sensation
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
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Using


Pear trees
Sensation
Picking seasonEarly
CroppingGood
Keeping1 week
Useful forEating fresh
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Problems


Pear trees
Sensation
Disease resistancePoor
ScabSome susceptibility
FireblightSome susceptibility
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Climate


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


Pear trees
Sensation
Country of originAustralia
Period of origin1900 - 1949
Flower colourWhite
Fruit colourRed / Green
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