Pear - Nuvar® Celebration

Nuvar® Celebration Pear

Pyrus communis
A new pear variety similar to Conference.

Origin: Kent UK 1972

Pollination:  Nuvar® Celebration is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Pear Trees

Nuvar® Celebration 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   2 years Cordon
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Quince A - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden
Quince A - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price*

History and description of Nuvar® Celebration

Nuvar® Celebration was raised in 1972 by Dr Frank Alston at East Malling Research, Kent UK from a Conference crossed with Packham's Triumph and released as a new variety by Nuvar.

Medium to large pyriform fruit. The light green skin is covered for the most part with brown russetting. The flesh is firm and crisp but sweet. Overall very similar in appearance and taste to Conference. An upright spreading relatively vigorous tree.

Main characteristics of Nuvar® Celebration

Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Late Sept
Season of use  Oct-Dec

Tree vigour  Vigorous
Tree habit  Upright-Spreading
Fruit bearing  Spur-bearer
Cropping Good

Pollination date  17
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Parentage  ConferencePackham's Triumph