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Pear trees
Williams

Williams is a classic English pear, also known as Bartlett, with good flavour and quite easy to grow.
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Growing


Pear trees
Williams
Gardening skillAverage
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
Flowering group3
Pollinating othersAverage
PloidyDiploid
Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
Climate suitabilityTemperate climates
Warm climates
WildlifeRHS Plants for Pollinators
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Using


Pear trees
Williams
Picking seasonEarly
Keeping (of fruit)1 week
CroppingGood
Food usesEating fresh
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Problems


Pear trees
Williams
Disease resistancePoor
ScabSome susceptibility
MildewVery resistant
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Identification


Pear trees
Williams
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Period of origin1750 - 1799
Fruit colourGreen - light
Flesh colourCream
Fruit sizeAverage
AwardsRHS AGM (former)
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