Pear Doyenne Du Comice
'Doyenne Du Comice' is about one of the best tasting pears available on the market with a rich and buttery taste. Perfect for eating fresh or for making desserts.
It holds an RHS Award of Garden Merit and is reccomended as a good pear to grow in the UK. An abundance of beautiful brilliant white blossom from April to May attractes butterflies and birds followed by large extremely juicy green/yellow pears from late August. It is reccomended that the fruit is picked slightly under-ripe.
Prefers a sheltered position in full sun in well-drained, fertile soil. Beurre Hardy is an excellent pollinator for Doyenne du Commice and is avaliable to buy from out store.
Supplied as two-year-old trees grafted on to semi dwarf root stock, Quince A, it will grow to a mature height of 4 metres but can be contained with pruning to a more manageable height.