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Winter Nelis

Winter Nelis
Pyrus communis

Winter Nelis 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)
Next deliveries

Deliveries resume December 2020


History

Winter Nelis was raised by M. Jean Charles Nelis of Malines in Belgium at the start of the 19th century.

Winter Nelis characteristics

  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Keeping1-2 months
  • Fruit persistenceNormal ripening
  • Useful forEating fresh
  • Gardening skillExperienced
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group4
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • VigourWeak growing
  • Bearing regularityRegular
  • Disease resistancePoor
  • FireblightSome susceptibility
  • MildewSome susceptibility
  • ScabSome resistance
  • Climate typeTemperate climatesWarm climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
  • Country of originBelgium
  • Period of origin1800 - 1849
  • Flower colourWhite
  • Fruit colourGreen / Yellow