Pear - Concorde

Concorde Pear

Pyrus communis
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. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Pear Trees

Concorde Pear Trees for sale - order online

Please select the rootstock, age and tree form available items in the table below. The choice of rootstock is important as it determines the size to which the tree will grow when mature. Trees are available either as maidens which are untrained one year old trees or two year old trees already trained in a particular form. Reduced price trees when available are smaller one year old trees or two year old trees which have less well developed heads than our regular trees but are otherwise perfectly good healthy trees offered at a lower price. Trees are supplied bare root during the planting season from late November to early March. Further information is available below.

Rootstock / Vigour / Age / Form
Quince C - Dwarfing   1 year Maiden
Quince C - Dwarfing   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price*
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Quince C - Dwarfing   2 years Bush
Quince C - Dwarfing   2 years Cordon
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Quince C - Dwarfing   2 years Step-over
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Quince C - Dwarfing   2 years Step-over *Reduced Price*
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Quince A - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
Quince A - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price*
Pyrodwarf - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden
Pyrodwarf - Semi-vigorous   2 years Bush
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Pyrodwarf - Semi-vigorous   2 years Espalier (1 tier)
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Pyrodwarf - Semi-vigorous   2 years Espalier (2 Tier)
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Pyrodwarf - Semi-vigorous   2 years Espalier (2 Tier) *Reduced Price*
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Pyrodwarf - Semi-vigorous   2 years Half Standard
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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.

Main characteristics of Concorde

Use Dessert
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Oct
Season of use  Oct-Feb

Tree vigour  Small
Tree habit  Upright
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Heavy

Pollination date  22
Pollination group  E
Self fertility  Partially Self Fertile
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Parentage  Doyenne du ComiceConference