Stepover trees are used primarily for edging a border or pathway or to divide the kitchen/vegetable garden. These very tiny trees are just 18” in height with two side laterals from the main stem forming a capital ‘T’ shape. The stepover tree is an ormamental addition to your garden and these trees are grown on the Quince C rootstock. Plant 120-150cm’s apart.
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 stepover 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