Pear - Red Williams

Fruit Trees
Red Williams Pear

Pyrus communis
Red Williams is a red sport of Williams Bon Chretien.

Pollination:  Red Williams is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners



Red Williams Pear Trees for sale - order online

We supply trees and plants only during the winter planting season from late November to mid March. Orders placed now will not be be delivered until the winter planting season. You will not be required to pay until October but by ordering now you can ensure that the items are reserved for you and supplied as early as possible when we resume delveries in late November.
Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form Availability Price Qty required
Pyrodwarf - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden 2015/16 £16.50
The availability information shown in the availability column in the table is always up-to-date.
Available means Available for supply from Nov 2014 to March 2015
2015/16 means Sold out but available for supply winter 2015/16. Orders taken from May 2015
Sold out means Sold out for supply Nov 2014 to March 2015. May be available again winter 15/16




History and description of Red Williams

Red Williams is very similar to Williams Bon Chretien other than the prominent red flush and stripes. Produces a weaker growing tree than Williams Bon Chretien.

Sensation is an also a Red Williams and can be considered as a substitute if Red Williams is sold out.




Main characteristics of Red Williams

Use Dual Cul & Des
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Sep
Season of use  Sep

Tree vigour  Moderate
Tree habit  Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good
Suitable for Late Frost

Pollination date  20
Pollination group  D
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Parentage  Williams Bon Chretien
Progeny  Canal Red