Pear tree ‘Williams‘ - Tree

Pyrus communis 'Williams'
Pear tree ‘Williams‘

Elegant pear tree

A fruit tree that's also highly ornamental? That's the pear tree ‘Williams‘ in a nursery pot. We find it a joy to behold. Beautiful white flowers with fresh green leaves in spring, then the green-yellow pears appear before the leaves turn orange-red in autumn. The pear tree brightens up our garden. It goes without saying that the firm pears taste delicious. The ‘Williams‘ grows compactly. Hence the pear tree can also be planted in a pot on a patio, roof terrace or balcony. The fruit tree blossoms in spring. That's when it reveals its lovely white flowers. A crop will be ready to harvest from autumn onwards in the second year after planting. We prune the pear tree after it flowers. The pear tree grows in loose, fertile soil that we keep nice and moist. It's best to give the tree extra water during dry spells. Sufficient light is needed to ensure good growth, which is why we plant the fruit tree in full or half sun.
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£ 21.50

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Planting and flowering details
Harvesting Details
  • Planting
  • Prepare a suitable hole of 50 x 50 x 50 cm in good, loose, nutritious soil. Plant the Dwarf Pear at the appropriate depth in the hole. The top of the root ball should be slightly below ground level. Fill the hole with soil and press firmly. Water immediately after planting. Dwarf Pear grows best in a sunny area.
    Dwarf Pear can be grown in a pot
    Dwarf Pear grows well in a flower pot or planter. It takes up little space but provides great benefits. Place the Dwarf Pear in a sheltered, sunny area. You can create a 'mini-orchard' by planting the Dwarf Pear, Peach, Cherry, Apricot and Apple in pots and placing them together on your patio or decking.
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  • Care
  • The Dwarf Pear is easy to grow. Water it regularly. Are you growing your Dwarf Pear in a pot? Never let the root ball dry out. Early in the year, it is recommended to give it some mixed organic fertilizer. Apply a layer of mulch around the base of the tree.
    Dwarf Pear needs pruning
    The Dwarf Pear grows its pears on short, high branched arms, which stimulate growth. Prune all main branches to 3-6 buds (not during the frost period). These short side branches will produce the pears. The pruning period is from November to March. Completely remove dead branches. Are flowers still appearing after the fruiting? If so, pull them off. Keep two pears per bunch and remove any excess pears.
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  • Specifics
  • The Dwarf Pear is a compact pear tree that grows very slowly and will not take up too much space. Plant Dwarf Pear near other pear trees for pollination so that you're sure to have pears. You can pick the pears from September to October, depending on the weather. The pears can be eaten immediately or stored for a while in a cool area.
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  • Extra information
  • Latin name Pyrus communis 'Williams'
    Delivery type Supplied as container plant
    Guarantee 5 years guarantee
    Color White, Green
    Light preference full sun ,  partial sun
    Scented not scented
    Flowers for cutting no
    Flowering period March - April
    Harvesting period September - November
    Growing height100 - 120 cm
    Planting distance150 - 200 cm
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