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Brandy

Brandy
Pyrus communis

Brandy perry pear trees for sale

  • 11-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    Pyrodwarf rootstock
    Large size (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • 21-year maiden bare-root tree 24.45
    Pyrus c. Kirchensaller rootstock
    Full size size (4.5m-6m after 10 years)
Next deliveries

Deliveries resume December 2020


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

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