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Santa Claus

An old French pear with attractive autumn foliage but requiring a warm location.

Origin: France,

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

Santa Claus pear trees for sale

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History and description of Santa Claus

An old French variety.

Very large, round conical fruit. Brownish red russetted skin, Creamy white, quite granular flesh. Sweet with good flavour.

Vigorous, upright tree. Light cropper. Best grown in a warm location. Attractive red autumn foliage.

Characteristics of Santa Claus pear trees

Fruit sizeLarge
Picking timeOct
Season of useDec-Jan
Tree vigourVigorous
Tree habitUpright
Disease resistanceScab - Resistant
Pollination date23
Pollination groupE
PollinatorsPollination partners