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Nouveau Poiteau Pear

Pyrus communis
A reliable heavy cropping variety with good but not outstanding flavour.

Origin: Belgium 1827

Pollination:  Nouveau Poiteau is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Pear Trees



Nouveau Poiteau Pear Trees for sale - order online

We have now stopped taking orders for the winter 2018/19 planting season. Our 2019/20 list is currently being prepared. It will be available from 1st May when we will start taking orders for delivery next autumn/winter.
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 Availability Price Qty required
Quince C - Dwarfing   1 year Maiden Sold out £17.00
Quince C - Dwarfing   2 years Bush *Reduced Price* Sold out £17.00
Pyrus - Very vigorous   1 year Maiden Sold out £17.00
Pyrus - Very vigorous   2 years Standard *Reduced Price* Sold out £17.00
The availability information shown in the availability column in the table is always up-to-date.
Available means Available for supply from Nov 2018 to March 2019
2019/20 means Sold out but available for supply winter 2019/20. Orders taken from May 2019
Sold out means Sold out for supply Nov 2018 to March 2019. May be available again winter 2019/20




History and description of Nouveau Poiteau

Raised by Van Mons at Louvain, Belgium 1827. Named after the pomologist Poiteau.

Large, oval pyriform fruit. Rough, greenish yellow skin covered with a brownish russet. White, juicy, melting flesh. Good rich flavour.

Moderately vigorous tree. Reliable heavy cropper. Useful garden variety.




Main characteristics of Nouveau Poiteau

Use Dessert
Fruit size  Large
Picking time  Oct
Season of use  Nov

Tree vigour  Moderate
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Heavy
Disease resistance  Scab: Resistant

Pollination date  23
Pollination group  E
Self fertility  Self-sterile
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