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Sensation pear trees

Pyrus communis
Sensation

Sensation is a red-coloured sport (natural mutation) of the popular Williams pear variety.

The skin has a red flush and the leaves may also develop a red tint.

The flavour is very good, and growth characteristics are similar to Williams.

Sensation 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 11.5L pot-grown tree Quince Eline rootstock £42.50
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
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  • PG22-year bush-trained 12L pot-grown tree Quince A rootstock £41.00
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
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Bare-root

  • BR11-year bare-root tree Quince Eline interstem rootstock £21.45
    Medium tree (2m-3m after 10 years)
  • BR21-year bare-root tree Quince A interstem rootstock £21.45
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
  • BR31-year bare-root tree Pyrodwarf rootstock £21.45
    Large tree (3m-4m after 10 years)
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How to grow

Like Williams, Sensation can be grown throughout the drier areas of the UK.

Advice on fruit tree pollination.

History

Australia. 1940s.

Sensation characteristics

Growing

  • Gardening skillAverage
  • Self-fertilityNot self-fertile
  • Flowering group3
  • Pollinating othersAverage
  • Fruit bearingSpur-bearer
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesWarm climates

Using

  • Picking seasonEarly
  • CroppingGood
  • Keeping (of fruit)1 week
  • Food usesEating fresh
  • Flavour style (apples)Sweeter

Problems

  • Disease resistancePoor
  • ScabSome susceptibility

Climate

    Identification

    • Country of originAustralia
    • Period of origin1900 - 1949
    • Fruit colourRed / Green