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Doyenne du Comice Pear Trees

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Misc Pollinator, Spur Fruiting
Pollination Group Pollination Group C
Fruiting Late Season
Type Eating

Pyrus communis Doyenne du Comice

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Pyrus Comice - Late Season

Description of Doyenne du Comice Trees & Fruit:

Doyenne du Comice pear is an all time classic dessert pear. Very sweet, with perfectly juicy, melting flesh. Pale yellow when ripe, sometimes they develop a bit of russeting or a bit of a rosy flush.
They one of the most popular pears on European farms.

The trees are vigorous, upright and heavy cropping. They flower late, so they are suitable for frosty places.

Browse our range of pear trees or see the full variety of fruit trees.

Ripening Comice Pears:
They are best picked when still green and then stored in a cold place, where they will slowly ripen.
To ripen them quickly, bring some into a warm room & they will be ready in about 2 days.
With some planning, you can have fresh, ripe pears on Christmas Day.

Characteristics of Doyenne du Comice Trees:

  • Self Sterile.
  • Susceptible to scab, resistant to mildew - best grown in the East of Britain.
  • Pollination Group C.
  • Harvest when green in November.
  • Store in a cold place to ripen slowly.
  • Bring into a warm room to ripen in about 2 days.

Pollination Partners for Doyenne du Comice:
To make fruit, all pear trees need to be pollinated by another variety.
Doyenne du Comice is in pollination group C.
This means that it will pollinate with trees in groups B & C (except Onward trees).
Please see our guide to Pollinating Pear Trees for a full list of partners for Doyenne du Comice.

Growing Doyenne du Comice Pear Trees:
Rich soil is important - dig in plenty of good manure and compost before planting.
Soil drainage must be good.
The more sun your trees get the better your crops will be.

Diseases: Comice is susceptible to scab but resistant to mildew: this makes them a better choice for the East of England & Scotland, not so good for Wales or the West of England where scab is more common.

Details about delivery sizes: Guide to Fruit Tree Sizing.

History & Parentage of Doyenne du Comice:
A French variety from the mid 1800s, brought to Britain in 1858 by Sir Francis Dyke Acland. It is widely grown commercially in Europe.

Onward and Concorde were bred from Comice.

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    (Bareroots up to
    1.2m)

    £11.40

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    and incl. 7.5L)

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    over 1.2 metres in height)

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    (Root balls, large pots,
    trees etc)

    £60.00

    including VAT per order

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