PEAR - PACKHAM TRIUMPH 6 LITRE
Pyrus communis 'Packham Triumph
Extremely popular upright, moderately vigorous growing tree. Produces medium to large light green fruit. An all round pear which can be eaten fresh, baked, poached, dried and suitable for preserving.
Maturity: approximately late February, mid season.
Fruit size: Medium to large.
Fruit shape: Oblong/ovate, pyriform.
Skin: Light green yellowing when mature.
Flesh colour: White.
Flavour: Sweet, juicy.
Storage: stores well.
Chill: High chill.
Yield: very productive.
Pollinators: Beurre Bosc, Hosui nashi, Josephine, Winter Nellis.
Tree shape: Upright.
Flower: showy white flowers.
Growth rate: moderate to vigorous.
Growing conditions: Prefers deep heavy soils (loam) which are well drained. dislikes very alkaline soils. Plant in a sunny protected site as blooms are prone to frost damage.