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Clapps Favourite pear trees

Pyrus communis
Clapps Favourite
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Clapps Favourite pear trees for sale

Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Pyrodwarf rootstock £26.50
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
Pre-ordering

You can pre-order now for delivery from late August / early September 2021 for pot grown trees (or late November / early December for bare-root). You do not need to pay at this stage - just add items to the basket and checkout as usual.

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