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Concorde



An excellent modern dessert pear similar to Conference and suitable for most locations.

Origin: Kent UK, 1977

Pollination: Concorde is partially self-fertile and would produce some crop without a pollinator but would benefit considerably from a pollinator.  Pollination partners

Concorde pear trees for sale

ItemPriceQuantity
Quince C rootstock 1 year Maiden (Dwarfing) £17.50
Quince C rootstock 2 year Bush (Dwarfing) £28.50
Quince C rootstock 2 year Cordon (Dwarfing) £26.50
Quince C rootstock 2 year Step-over (Dwarfing) £38.00
Quince A rootstock 1 year Maiden (Semi-dwarfing) £17.50
Quince A rootstock 2 year Bush (Semi-dwarfing) £28.50 Sold-out
Pyrodwarf rootstock 1 year Maiden (Semi-vigorous) £17.50
Pyrodwarf rootstock 2 year Half Standard (Semi-vigorous) £28.50
Pyrus rootstock 1 year Maiden (Very vigorous) £17.50 Sold-out

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

History and description of Concorde

Concorde pear was raised at East Malling Research Station, UK in 1977 from a cross between Doyenne du Comice and Conference. Widely grown commercially in the UK and elsewhere.

Medium to large pyriform to calabasse shaped fruit. Pale green skin turning pale yellow. Variable amounts of fine golden brown russet patches. Pale yellow, juicy, smooth flesh. Sweet, pleasant flavour. A very good dessert pear.

Compact, upright tree. Precocious and heavy cropping. Partially self-fertile. Excellent garden variety. Very suitable for espalier or cordon training.

Characteristics of Concorde pear trees

UseDessert
Colour
Flavour
Fruit sizeMedium
Picking timeOct
Season of useOct-Feb
Tree vigourSmall
Tree habitUpright
Fruit-bearingSpur-bearer
CroppingHeavy
Pollination date22
Pollination groupE
Self-fertilityPartially self-fertile
PollinatorsPollination partners
ParentageConference
Doyenne du Comice