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Canal Red



A very sweet red skinned pear.

Origin: USA, 1955

Pollination: Canal Red is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Canal Red pear trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but we can produce trees for you through our custom grafting service. Trees can be grafted on any of the following rootstocks:

  • CG-1Canal Red tree custom-grafted on Quince A rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Canal Red tree custom-grafted on OHxF87 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Canal Red tree custom-grafted on Pyrus rootstock (Very vigorous)£39.00 each

If you wish to go order please fill in our contact form in the first instance, stating your name, full address, and the rootstock(s) you wish the tree(s) to be grafted on. You will need to contact us before June.

Propagation is carried out in late July / early August, and the grafted trees would be available for supply in December the following year (approximately 14 months later).

Characteristics of Canal Red pear trees

UseDessert
Colour
Flavour
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeSep
Season of useSeptember
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Pollination date18
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageForelle
Red Williams