A modern pear variety from the Ukraine, notable for its distinctive green and yellow stiped skin. Young shoots also have a variegated appearance in winter.
The relatively thick skin allows this pear to kept in a cold store for use in the winter.
Humbug® is a protected variety.
Order now for delivery week commencing 15th September 2014 onwards (pot-grown) or December (bare-root).
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Delivery period: Pot-grown trees can be delivered from September onwards. Bare-root trees can be delivered from mid-November onwards. Within those periods you can specify your preferred month of delivery during the checkout process. It is best to order as soon as you can to ensure items are reserved for you.
*Mature size: Height shown is the approximate height of the tree when mature (after 5-10 years), not the height when supplied. See photos of trees as supplied. Actual mature heights may vary considerably dependent on your local conditions and training and pruning regime - see our Tree Height Calculator.
Stock availability: Items showing as 'sold out' will probably be available again next season.
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Humbug is in flowering group 3. Humbug is self-sterile and needs to be pollinated by another tree of a different variety nearby. Since it flowers in the middle of the blossom season it can be pollinated by most other pear trees.
From the Ukraine.
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