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Humbug



An unusual pear with green and yellow striped fruit named after the traditional striped English sweet.

Origin: Ukraine,

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

Humbug pear trees produced to order

We do not stock this variety, but it is available through our custom bud-grafting service.

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). You can choose the number of trees and the rootstock(s) you want the trees grafted on.

Read more about our Grafting service here.

If you wish to order a grafted tree of this variety please fill in our contact form in the first instance.


Characteristics of Humbug pear trees

UseDessert
Colour
Flavour
Fruit sizeSmall
Picking timeOct
Season of useOct-DEc
Tree vigourModerate
Tree habitUpright-spreading
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingGood
Pollination date20
Pollination groupD
Self-fertilitySelf-sterile
PollinatorsPollination partners