Description of Winter Nellis Pear Trees & Fruit:
A small russet pear with grainy flesh, which is perfect for cooking or perry and is good eaten fresh if you like a firmer bite. They store exceptionally well, until March in ideal, cold conditions and the fruit sometimes stay on the tree into the new year.
The tree is not very vigorous, which is good for smaller gardens.
Characteristics of Winter Nellis Trees:
Pollination Partners for Winter Nellis:
Winter Nellis is in pollination group B. This means that it will cross-pollinate any other pear tree that you can buy from us - take your pick!
Please see our guide to Pollinating Pear Trees for more details.
Growing Winter Nellis Pear Trees:
The more sun your trees get the better your crops will be. Good soil preparation is important - dig in plenty of well rotted organic matter before planting and use Rootgrow - it is worth it.
Details about delivery sizes: Guide to Fruit Tree Sizing.
History & Parentage of Winter Nellis:
An old European variety, bred by Jean Charles Nelis and imported from Belgium in 1818.