PEAR - WILLIAMS
Botanical Name: Pyrus communis
Often called 'Bartlett' or Bon Chretien. Medium to large in size and very juicy with a sweet flavour. Pale green at picking, ripening to a clear attractive yellow, sometimes with a slight blush. Used for fresh fruit, juice, stewing, preserving and drying. Early season maturity. Pollinated by 'Beurre Bosc' or 'Nijisseiki' nashi. Partially self-fertile.
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Plant Information or Specifications
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Chill High (#ChillHigh)
Warm Temperate, Cool Temperate
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Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions)
Plants required to Pollinate
2 compatible plants (Pollination Required)
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Can it Handle Frosts?
Amount of leaves in Winter?
No Leaves (Deciduous)
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Sun or Shade
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Question & Answer
When a tree says Pollination Required: Partial does that mean that you need to buy 2 of the same tree and the bees will do the rest? From: FLINDERS VIEW QLD
This pear is partially self fertile and will set fruit by itself however the crop of pears that you get is not as good as it could be if you had another variety of pear other than the Williams Pear growing close by. It would be good to grow the #NashiPear833 close by so that the bees can cross pollinate it and give you a bigger crop
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