Distinctive fruit which combines the flavour and sweetness of a pear with the crispness and shape of an apple.
FEATURES: Apple-like fruit which is round and crisp with a sweet flavour. Ripe fruit is juicy with slightly yellow skin and soft flesh.
CONDITIONS: Prefers well drained soil in an open, sunny position.
FOR BEST RESULTS: Train on an espalier to prevent branches from breaking under the weight of the fruit. Fertilise with a complete fertiliser in Spring. Allow fruit to ripen on the tree. Cross pollination required for some varieties.
PLANTING IDEAS AND USES:
• use fresh in salads
• Pyrus callyerana 06