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Clapps Favourite pear trees

Pyrus communis
Clapps Favourite
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Clapps Favourite pear trees for sale

History

Raised by Mr Thaddeus Clapp of Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA in the mid-19th century.

Clapps Favourite characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group4
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesWarm climates

Using

  • Picking seasonEarly
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1-3 days
  • Food usesEating freshCulinary

Problems

  • Disease resistancePoor
  • ScabVery susceptible

Climate

    Identification

    • Country of originUnited States
    • Period of origin1850 - 1899
    • Fruit colourYellow / Orange
    • Fruit sizeAverage