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Sensation pear trees

Pyrus communis
Sensation
Sensation is listed in the RHS Plants for Pollinators
  • Picking season: Early
  • Self-fertility: Not self-fertile
  • Flowering group: 3
A red-coloured sport of the popular Williams pear, with a similar good flavour.

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.

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Bare-root

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Next deliveries

Order now for delivery from week commencing 15th April where these items are showing as in stock.

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.

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.

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
  • Climate suitabilityTemperate climatesWarm climates

Using

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

Problems

  • Disease resistancePoor

Identification

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