Grow two varieties of Pear on one tree saves space in your garden and provides fruit over a longer period. Plant in a sunny, sheltered position where soils are suitably moist especially during the growing season and when in fruit, fertile and free-draining, prune and train as required. May grow to between 4m and 5m in height.
Pear Packham’s Triumph is a popular, all purpose variety that produces large fruit. A heavy, reliable cropper that keeps well. A mid-season type that is best pollinated by another variety such as Winter Nelis.
Pear Winter Nelis is a late season dessert variety that produces small, roundish fruit that are good keepers with rich flavoured flesh. Best pollinated by another variety such as Packham’s Triumph.