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Sensation

Sensation
Pyrus communis

Sensation pear trees for sale

  • 11-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    Quince Eline rootstock
    Medium size (2.5m-3m after 10 years)
  • 21-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    Quince A rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)


History

Australia. 1940s.



Sensation characteristics

  • Using

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

    • Gardening skill:Average
    • Self-fertility:Not self-fertile
    • Flowering group:3
    • Pollinating others:Average
    • Ploidy:Diploid
    • Vigour:Average vigour
    • Bearing regularity:Regular
    • Fruit bearing:Spur-bearer
  • Problems

    • Disease resistance:Poor
    • Fireblight:Some susceptibility
    • Scab:Some susceptibility
  • Climate

    • Climate suitability:Temperate climates, Warm climates
    • Summer average maximum temperatures:Cool ( 20C - 24C / 68F - 75F), Warm (25C - 30C / 76F - 85F)
    • Frost resistance of blossom:Good resistance
  • Identification

    • Country of origin:Australia
    • Period of origin:1900 - 1949
    • Fruit colour:Red / Green