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Duchesse de Bordeaux



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Pollination: Duchesse de Bordeaux is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop.  Pollination partners

Duchesse de Bordeaux pear trees produced to special order

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

  • CG-1Duchesse de Bordeaux tree custom-grafted on Quince A rootstock (Semi-dwarfing)£39.00 each
  • CG-2Duchesse de Bordeaux tree custom-grafted on OHxF87 rootstock (Semi-vigorous)£39.00 each
  • CG-3Duchesse de Bordeaux 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 Duchesse de Bordeaux pear trees

UseDessert
Colour
Flavour
Fruit sizeSmall
Picking timeLate Oct
Season of useFeb
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habit
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
Cropping
Pollination date16
Pollination groupC
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners