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.
Pollination Requirement:Requires different variety with same bloom period
Origin Date: Italy 1550
Storage:3 Months or More
Rootstock:Quince/OHxF 333 (semi-dwarf)
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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