Winter Nellis fan espalier
Winter Nellis Pear fan espalier 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 Winter Nellis is a young tree suitable for training yourself, in situ. Such trees usually settle to cropping within 2 or 3 seasons
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 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: