Standard Pear Tree Clapps Favourite 100
Standard Pear Tree Pyrus communis Clapp’s Favourite is an early-season dessert pear. The delicious juicy fruits have a smooth, pale yellow skin with bright scarlet flush and stripes and the just crisp flesh is a pale yellow. Pleasant and sweet with a hint of acidity but of only moderate flavour and taste best eaten on the day of picking.
Suitable for the patio, decking planters and small gardens.
Suitable Pollinator: Hardy Conference and Doyenne du Comice.
Flowering group 4
Details Standard Pear Tree Clapps Favourite 100 cm
- Blooms: April – May
- Flower colour: white
- Edible Fruit
- Harvest: August – October
- Full grown: 1 Year
- Full grown: 3 Years
- Full grown height: 1 – 1.50 m
- Plant location: sunny
- Plant depth: 20 cm
- Plant spacing: 100 cm
- Hardiness: -15 Celsius
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of Clapps Favourite 100
Soak the roots for approx. 2 hrs before planting and water well after planting and for the next few weeks. This is a hardy deciduous Clapps Favourite 100 shrub it’s leaves do not appear until late spring.
Flowers appear in late summer and early autumn. Clapps Favourite 100 needs a sunny sheltered position to thrive in. In colder areas, plant Clapps Favourite 100 near a south-facing wall. Protect Clapps Favourite 100 from cold winds.
Use a well-drained soil enriched with organic matter. Remove faded flower heads as they fade to prolong flowering. If Clapps Favourite 100 is planted in pots, plant in spring. There will be little growth in the first year.
Clapps Favourite 100 do well in various soil types. Clapps Favourite 100 likes to be constantly moist, but not wet. Feed twice a month during the growing season and prune as necessary to control plant size.
Container-grown Clapps Favourite 100 plants should be brought indoors in extreme winter conditions. Check Clapps Favourite 100 plants periodically for pests such as aphids, white flies, and mealy bugs.
Use a horticultural oil or insecticidal soap to control these pests.