Onward fan espalier pear
Onward fan espalier Pear Trees
Espalier or fan Pear trees are used against a wall; you will need not less than 180 x 180cm’s for a fan or espalier tree. Please note we do not supply ready trained trees; this Onward is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons.
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 fan espalier 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