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Clapps Favourite

Clapps Favourite
Pyrus communis

Clapps Favourite pear trees for sale

  • 1.1-year maiden bare-root tree 23.95
    Pyrodwarf rootstock
    Medium size (2.5m-3m after 10 years)


History

Raised by Mr Thaddeus Clapp of Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA in the mid-19th century.



Clapps Favourite characteristics

  • Using

    • Picking period (southern UK):mid-August
    • Picking season:Early
    • Cropping:Good
    • Keeping (of fruit):1-3 days
    • Food uses:Eating fresh, Culinary
  • Growing

    • Gardening skill:Average
    • Self-fertility:Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group:4
    • Pollinating others:Average
    • Ploidy:Diploid
    • Vigour:Slightly large
    • Bearing regularity:Regular
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Poor
    • Fireblight:Very susceptible
    • Scab:Very susceptible
  • Climate

    • Climate suitability:Temperate climates, Warm climates
    • Cold hardiness (USDA):(3) -40F / -40C
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:United States
    • Period of origin:1850 - 1899
    • Fruit colour:Yellow / Orange