Growing Calendar for Pear Williams Bon Chretien - Tree
Delivery: Early November to Late May
Pear Williams Bon Chretien, or more commonly known as ‘Williams’ produces superb yellow pears. It is a very early fruiting variety, the fruits are large and yellow with an excellent sweet and juicy flavour.
This delicious British bred pear is excellent for poaching and also for preserving, it is also very tasty eaten fresh from the tree from mid to late September.
This variety is partially self-fertile and it makes the ideal planting partner for other pear varieties in order to aid pollination and also increase the yield.
If you have room for just one tree then you should make sure there is another tree that is a suitable pollinator in a 2 mile radius.
Rootstock: Quince A
Flowering Group: FG5
Years until fruiting from planting: 2-4
Age of tree at despatch: 2
Height at full growth: 4m/13ft
Most of our trees are delivered as bare rooted specimens with approximate height of: 3.5ft - 5ft / 105cm - 140cm depending on the variety.
In order to ensure a good pollination pick fruit trees from within the same or from adjacent flowering groups.
The vast majority of the trees we ship have been pruned and will appear trimmed.
pear tree arrived healthy and seems to be doing well in the garden.
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We despatch our fresh, nursery-grown live plants (including vegetables, trees and flowers) when they are at a stage of growth ready for you, the customer, to plant on at home.
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