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Pyrus communis Sensation

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Wantirna
C11, D1, Indoor
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Wantirna
C11, D1, Indoor
Size: 25cm
Available: 13
$/Unit (EX GST): $38.85 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $42.74 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Pyrus communis Sensation European Pear, Common Pear,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous

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

Description:
Deciduous, fruiting Pear tree that has fragrant white flowers in Spring followed by medium red sweet, juicy fruit. Fruit is great to use in deserts, preserving or to eat fresh. Requires a cross-pollinator to bare fruit. Many cultivars available.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Courtyard, Edible Garden, Feature, Mass Planting, 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

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: 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
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