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

We supply trees and plants only during the winter planting season from late November to mid March. Orders placed now will not be be delivered until the winter planting season. You will not be required to pay until October but by ordering now you can ensure that the items are reserved for you and supplied as early as possible when we resume delveries in late November.
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 Available £17.50
Quince C - Dwarfing   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price* Available £12.75
Quince A - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden Available £17.50
Quince A - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price* Available £12.75

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 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