Merton Pride pear trees


out of 39 ratings

Merton Pride pear trees
This newer Pear variety is often regarded as an equivalent to the esteemed 'Doyenne du Comice' only easier to grow well. It bears large, fleshy fruits with a very fine flavour

Share this:  

Merton Pride pear trees

Merton Pride Pear Trees

A more recent variety but one which has been compared to a Doyenne duComice only a better performer. The large quality fruits are borne on a vigorous tree that was English raised and held in high esteem by professionals.

Merton Pride Pear Tree – season

Ready for picking late September and use through November.

Merton Pride Pear – appearance

Large, pear shaped, pale green throughout with a slight russet.


Very fleshy, tender, dripping with juice and with an intense yet sweet pear-drop flavour that makes the mouth water.

Merton Pride Pear – Pollination

A triploid so needs 2 other trees to crop well. Here is a list of suggested varieties:



Williams bon Chretien

Beurre Hardy

Improved Fertility


Tree sizes for Merton Pride Pear trees:

Quince C rootstock

Is the most compact stock generally used for Pears. It can be maintained at an easily harvested 180-260cm’s and can be planted around 150-180cm’s apart. Quince ‘C’ is easily the most satisfactory rootstock for garden use and can even be incorporated into a large – say 24” – container and kept on the patio. Such trees may be restricted below the 180cm mark.

Quince A rootstock

Is more vigorous than Quince ‘C’ and is ideal for orchard planting, grassy area’s and the larger border. It will grow to 250-350cm’s and should be planted not less than 250cm’s apart. A heavy cropping tree suitable for most good soils and situations.

out of 39 ratings



out of 39 ratings

Download PDF Catalog
CRJ Fruit Trees 07555748221