3 years to reach maturity
Packham's Triumph trees flower in Spring. Fruit will be ready to harvest in Summer.
Pears are medium-sized deciduous trees. For best results ask a local nursery for advice on optimal choices in terms of rootstock and cross pollinators, Winter Nelis and Rosemarie are often used. Packham's Triumph has a green to yellow skin and creamy white flesh and have a high chilling unit requirement.
Pear leaves turning brown is often Red spider mites - look for them on the back of the leaves. False codling moth target pear fruit. Wind damage also makes brown marks on the fruit.
Graft or bud cultivar on BP 1 or BP 3 rootstock.
Attracts useful insects
Pears need cross-pollinating and depend on insects to help get pollen from one variety to the other. Pollination is done by bees.
Pears are packed with goodness, including dietry fibre.
Fruits ripen in Summer.