This tree is grown on dwarf Quince C stock which is compact and makes the smallest Pear tree of all. Trees can be maintained at around 180cm’s in height with a similar spread, perhaps a little less if contained in a 20” pot. The trees are easy to manage and easy to harvest!
Onward was trialled at The National Fruit Trials [where it performed very strongly] notes this English raised Pear as a cross between
Laxton Superb [Pear, not apple] and Doyenne de Comice. Onward is an excellent newcomer with some impressive qualities.
Onward Quince C Pear Tree – season
Mid-late September and into October..
Onward Pear – appearance
Medium to large in size, pale green-yellow, some russet patches and an attractive pinkish red blush on the sunny side. Very good uniformity and quality.
Similar to Doyenne du Comice, rich, melting and supremely juicy.
Onward Pear – Pollination
This variety belongs in ‘C’ pollination group & will pollinate readily with varieties in the same or adjacent groups. Here are some suggested varieties:
Williams bon Chretien