Pear - Packham's Triumph

Packham's Triumph Pear

Pyrus communis
A heavy cropping dessert pear but requiring a warm sheltered location.

Origin: Australia 1896

Pollination:  Packham's Triumph is self-sterile and would require a pollinator to produce a crop. Show suitable pollination partners

A guide to choosing Pear Trees



Packham's Triumph 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
Pyrodwarf - Semi-vigorous   1 year Maiden Available £17.50

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 Packham's Triumph

Packham's Triumph was raised c 1896 by Charles Packham in New South Wales, Australia from a cross between Uvedale St Germain and Williams Bon Chretien. Has become a successful commercial variety since the 1940's, grown extensively in Australia, South Africa and elsewhere.

Medium sized, pyriform fruit. Smooth, green skin ripening to pale yellow. Pale yellow, smooth, juicy flesh. Good musky flavour when properly ripened. Best left on the tree for as long as possible for the flavour to develop.

Relatively weak growing, upright tree. Heavy cropper sometimes requiring to be thinned. Has a tendency to drop the crop. Best grown in a warm sheltered location




Main characteristics of Packham's Triumph

Use Dessert
Fruit size  Medium
Picking time  Late Oct
Season of use  Nov

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

Pollination date  14
Pollination group  C
Self fertility  Self-sterile
Pollinators Show suitable pollination partners
Parentage  Uvedale's St GermainWilliams Bon Chretien
Progeny  Nuvar® Celebration