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 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   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price* Sold out £12.75
Quince A - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden 2019/20 £17.00
Quince A - Semi-dwarfing   1 year Maiden *Reduced Price* Sold out £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