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Pyrus communis Packhams Triumph

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pyrus communis Packhams Triumph European Pear, Common Pear,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Citrus & Fruit, Trees Rounded, Spreading, Upright

Deciduous, fruiting Pear tree that has fragrant white flowers in Spring followed by large green-yellow sweet, juicy fruit that matures mid-season. Fruit is great to use in deserts, preserving or to eat fresh. Requires a cross-pollinator to bare fruit, suitable varieties include Josephine de Malines, Nijisseiki, Josephine, Winter Cole or Winter Nellis. Also available as a espalier.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
4-10m 2-4m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Bird Attracting, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Topiary / Espalier, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Caterpillars, Generally trouble free, Snails And Slugs

Cultural Notes: Prefers a full sun position with well-drained fertile soil with a PH of 6 to 7.5. Water regularly until established, than provide an occasional deep water throughout the warmer months. Prune as required in Winter. Feed with manure and a suitable slow release fertiliser.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rosaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Brown, Green
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Medium / Moderate