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Pear trees
Winter Nelis

A late-season dessert pear from Belgium, with an excellent sweet flavour.
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Growing


Pear trees
Winter Nelis
Gardening skillExperienced
Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
Flowering group4
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Bearing regularityRegular
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Using


Pear trees
Winter Nelis
Picking seasonLate
CroppingHeavy
Keeping1-2 months
Useful forEating fresh
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Problems


Pear trees
Winter Nelis
Disease resistancePoor
ScabSome resistance
FireblightSome susceptibility
MildewSome susceptibility
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Climate


Pear trees
Winter Nelis
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
Winter Nelis
Country of originBelgium
Period of origin1800 - 1849
Flower colourWhite
Fruit colourGreen / Yellow
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