Pre-order trees for autumn 2022 / winter 2023 nowIt is best to pre-order now for delivery in the winter planting season. There is no need to pay at this stage.
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Bishop's Thumb



A very old pear dating from the 17th century or earlier.

Origin: UK, 1683

Pollination: Bishop's Thumb is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Bishop's Thumb pear trees for sale

1-year maiden trees

These are the most versatile choice for home orchards, community fruit tree projects, and for training on in any form you require.

FormRootstockPriceQuantity
MaidenQuince ASemi-dwarfing £24.50 Sold-out
MaidenOHxF87Semi-vigorous £24.50

Orders placed now will be delivered in the winter planting season.

Characteristics of Bishop's Thumb pear trees

UseDessert
Colour
Flavour
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeLate Oct
Season of useNov-Feb
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habit
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date21
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners