The D'Anjou pear tree was originally referred to as the Nec Plus Meuris (Ultimate Meuris) in Europe. The D'Anjou pear was mistakenly applied to the variety when it was introduced to the States and England. The D'Anjou pear tree originated in the early to mid-19th century, in Belgium. Large, conical short-necked fruit, light green when ripe with some russeting. D'Anjou pear has a mild, melting white flesh with delicate aroma. Best quality after cold storage. Excellent for pear crisp. The D'anjou pear trees are vigorous, hardy and moderately resistant to fire blight. Please refer below for more information on the D'Anjou pear tree for sale.
Considerations for D'Anjou Pear
USDA Zones: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Pollination Requirement:Requires different variety with same bloom period
Origin Date: Belgium 1800's
Storage:3 Months or More
Recommended Spacing: 12-16 ft.
Mature Size: 12-16 ft.
Water Requirements: 12-15 gallons per week May through Sept.
Shape when Shipped: Feathered and whips (few side 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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