Two-Tier Combo Pear, Espalier

Pyrus communis ('Bartlett', 'd'Anjou', 'Red Clapps', grafted)

Perfect for smaller gardens! Three popular pear varieties carefully selected to grow well together and ripen over an extended season, all grafted onto one tree. This self-pollinating tree includes: Bartlett, d'Anjou, and Red Clapp's. Easily pruned annually to maintain formal tiered structure. Deciduous.
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Water deeply, regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical PronunciationPY-russ KOM-yoo-nis
LoreThis tree is grafted with three pear varieties to please everyone, and extends the harvest season. Espaliered form hugs a wall or fence, making it ideal for urban settings and in today's smaller gardens. Red Clapp's has medium-large, red-flushed, juicy fruit with finely textured white flesh that has a crisp, sweet flavor. Harvest late summer. D'Anjou is a popular green pear with a good winter shelf life. Fruit is juicy with a sweet yet brisk flavor and hint of citrus. Red Bartlett has large, red-blushed sweet fruit that is juicy and aromatic. Harvest in late summer to early fall. Bartlett has large golden-yellow skinned fruit with sweet, creamy white flesh, perfect for eating fresh, canning or cooking. Harvest in late summer to early fall. Pears are best picked early or when just mature and allowed to ripen indoors.
Average Size at MaturityReaches 15 to 20 ft. tall and wide; prune to maintain espalier form.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Sustainable
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseEspalier, Hedge, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Urban Garden, Kitchen Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Special FeatureEdible, Fall Color, Showy Fruit, Sustainable, Tolerates Urban Pollution
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater deeply, regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsBarberry (Berberis); Rose (Rosa); Lavender (Lavandula); Daylily (Hemerocallis); Butterfly Bush (Buddleja)

Thrives in organically rich, well-drained loam; adaptable to a variety of soils, even clay. Prefers cool summer regions. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system. Once established, reduce frequency; prefers regular moisture in growing season, but tolerates periodic dry spells. Prune for shape and structure in late winter.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-9

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