Cordon Pear trees are a good choice for restricted areas and a fence or wall. They can be grown at a 45degree angle, or upright. The rootstock we use for our cordon is Quince C which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.
This is a second early in season, this popular choice makes an attractive, upright, well foliated tree with fruits nicely coloured.
Louise Bonne de Jersey cordon Pear Tree – season
Mid September to early-mid October. Wait until the fruits have coloured well and will part from the tree easily before picking.
Louise Bonne de Jersey Pear – appearance
Traditional Pear shape, green/yellow smooth skinned and shinyl, the sunny side has a bold vermillion flush.
When eaten at the correct stage is one of the finest Pears of all, tender and divinely sweet & juicy..
Louise Bonne de Jersey Pear – Pollination
This variety belongs to the ‘A’ pollination group so will partner well with others in the same or adjacent groups.
Here are some suggested varieties: