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Clapps Favourite pear trees

Pyrus communis
Clapps Favourite
Clapps Favourite is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Early
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 4
An attractive red-flushed early-season pear from the USA.
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Clapps Favourite pear trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Pyrodwarf rootstock £38.25
    Medium tree (2m-3m 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.

Fruit tree delivery to EuropeEU delivery
This variety is also available for delivery to Europe. Contact us for details.

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

Identification

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