Winter Nellis cordon pear


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Winter Nellis cordon pear
Winter Nellis is asmall but durable tree and the deliciously flavoured fruits have excellent storing properties, often well into the Spring.

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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 Winter Nellis is Quince C which is the best stock for cordon trees. Plant 60-80cm’s apart.

Winter Nellis is a Belgian variety first known in the UK in 1818. It is only a small fruit but has a lovely flavour and stores very late. A small growing tree but frost hardy and reliable.

Winter Nellis Pear cordon pear Tree – season

Keep on the tree as late as possible, late October to early November, may then be used from storage well into January/February.

Winter Nellis Pear – appearance

Small, somewhat rounded dull brown russet over green. Not a looker.


Superb; tender, lightly perfumed and aromatic with an intense aroma and very juicy flesh.

Winter Nellis 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:


Beurre Hardy



Improved Fertility

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