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Brandy

Brandy
Pyrus communis

Brandy perry pear trees for sale

  • 11-year maiden bare-root tree 33.45
    Pyrodwarf rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
  • 21-year maiden bare-root tree 33.45
    Pyrus c. Kirchensaller rootstock
    Full size size (4.5m-6m after 10 years)
    Out of stock
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How to grow

The main issue with Brandy is its tendency to over-crop, which can in turn cause the tree to lapse into biennial bearing - with heavy crops then light crops in alternate years. To prevent this happening, be sure to thin the fruitlets in the "on" year. This not only helps to prevent biennialism but can also improve the juice quality.

Brandy characteristics

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • PloidyDiploid
  • Bearing regularityBiennial tendency
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Picking seasonLate
  • CroppingHeavy
  • Useful forHard cider
  • Disease resistanceAverage
  • ScabSome susceptibility
  • Climate typeTemperate climates
  • Summer average maximum temperaturesCool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)Warm (25-30C / 76-85F)
  • Country of originUnited Kingdom