Summer 2024Pre-orders are now open. Deliveries will begin again in September for pot grown trees and December for bare-rooted or mixed tree orders.
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Christie pear trees

Pyrus communis
Christie is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3
Christie is a traditional Scottish dessert pear.

Christie pear trees for sale

Pot-grown

All pot-grown trees are suitable for planting out in the garden, some are suitable for growing in containers.

  • PG12-year bush-trained 12L pot-grown tree Quince A rootstock £57.75
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Quince A rootstock £38.25
    Large tree (3m-5m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now, deliveries start in September.

Delivery charges

Delivery for a single tree starts at £9.95. It is calculated when you add trees to your basket, based on your postcode.

If you are looking for a genuine dessert pear from Scotland, Christie is the best choice. The pears are quite large, with a good sweet flavour.

How to grow

Christie makes a good choice for cooler and more challenging climates, but like all pears does best in a warm sheltered spot in full sun.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Christie originates from Scotland in the late 19th century.

Christie characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Climate suitabilityMild damp climates

Using

  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
  • Food usesEating fresh

Identification

  • Country of originUnited Kingdom
  • Period of origin1850 - 1899
  • Fruit colourGreen / Red