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Fruit tree comparison - Sensation
Pear trees


A red-coloured sport of the popular Williams pear, with a similar good flavour.  Remove this variety from the comparison


Gardening skill? Average
Cropping Good
Fertility? Not self-fertile
Flowering group? 3
Pollinating others? Average
Ploidy? Diploid
Vigour? Average growth
Bearing regularity? Regular
Fruit bearing? Spur-bearer
Fruit persistence? Normal ripening


Picking season? Early
Use / keeping? 1 week
Flavour quality? Good
Flavour style Sweeter

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Overall disease resistance? Poor


Country of origin Australia
Period of origin 1900 - 1949
Fruit colour Red / Green
Blossom colour White
Leaf colour Green