White Doyenne Pear
Italy 1550


$39.95

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White Doyenne pear tree produces one of the best autumn pears you will ever taste. This fine grained, buttery French pear has a long storied history throughout the States and Europe which speaks to its unquestioned popularity throughout the centuries. White Doyenne pears are  small to medium pears with roundish shape. Pale yellow russeted skin with a small bright red blush on the exposed cheek. Flesh is juicy and sweet with a rich aromatic flavor and melting texture when fully ripe. The White Doyenne pear tree is a world-renowned fruit tree that came from France via Italy where it was described in first described in 1550 as the old Roman pear, Sementinum. Some fireblight resistance. Please refer below for more information on the organically grown White Doyenne  pear tree for sale. 

CCOF Certified Organic:  Our apple trees (exception noted) grown by Trees of Antiquity are USDA Organic, Certified by California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF). Our growing methods restore, maintain and enhance ecological harmony by avoiding the use of synthetic fertilizers, pesticides and genetic modification (GMO) species. Reg. #40-002449


Growing Considerations for White Doyenne Pear
Italy 1550

USDA Zones: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Heirloom: Yes

Uses: Fresh Eating

Harvest Period: Midseason

Low Chill: Yes

Bloom Period: Midseason

Pollination Requirement: Requires different variety with same bloom period

Origin Date: 1500`s

Storage: 3 Months or More

Disease Resistance: Good

Rootstock: Quince (semi-dwarf)

Years to Bear: 2-5 years

Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.

Mature Size: 12-16 ft.

Pruning: Summer prune to maintain 8 ft.

Water Requierments: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.

Shape when Shipped: Whip (no branching)

Size supplied when shipped:   Our trees range in height from 4-8 ft. in our field and trimmed to 4 to 5 ft. when shipped. Our young two year trees are most often feathered (side limbs). The trees diameter (caliper) is often 1/2  to 3/4 inch;  *As noted by University of California Scientists and other qualified professionals the most successful trees often have caliper from 1/2" to 5/8" and usually establish faster than smaller and larger planting stock.


Basic idea for Pruning:  Most fruit trees should be pruned in frost-free periods mid to late winter. (apricots best after bud break) Remove most vertical branches and shorten side branches. Fruiting wood is best on horizontal to 45 degree limbs. Learn more...                                                             

 
Shipping Note:  Our fruit trees and berries are delivered to you bareroot during their winter dormancy from January through May depending on USDA zone. Trees are shipped with your invoice and helpful planting directions. There is no minimum quantity required but shipping rate for an individual tree is expensive since UPS/Fed Ex charge a dimensional weight and an additional handling fee to ship a tree. You'll find it's cost effective to consider a handful of trees,vines or our helpful Tree Starter Kits.

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                                                    We are a GMO Free Fruit Tree Nursery

 

 


This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 30 November, 1999.