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Pear 'Conference'

Pyrus communis 'Conference'

Also known as

Conference Pear

Conference pear1 by Glysiak (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

8m

Max

8m

4m

Min

4m

10 years to reach maturity

Fruiting

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Pears can be harvested from October to December.

Pear 'Conference' Overview

A desert pear this variety can get to 8m tall. Pollination group 3 it can set fruit without being pollinated but fruit better in pollinated by another cultivar.

Common problems with Pear 'Conference'

How to propagate Pear 'Conference'

Grafting

Budding

Chip bud onto quince rootstock to limit growth height.

Special features of Pear 'Conference'

Attractive flowers

Attractive fruits

Attracts useful insects

Other uses of Pear 'Conference'

This variety can trained in all styles and can be used to provide architecture to informal or cottage gardens.