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St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref G4

Tree Details   
Grid Ref
G4
Tree Type Pear
Variety Beurre Hardy
Rootstock Wild pear
Date Planted 18 March 2010
Tree Description A large coppery russetted fruit with a red cheek, fertile, scab resistant and vigorous. One of the strongest growing and a splendid orchard tree. Tall upright growth. Leaves scarlet in autumn. A late October/November pear.
Comments Suggested by EK.
Orchard Map
Every cottage garden has its own miniature orchard: a dozen trees set out in two rows with the lower trunks whitewashed like bobby-socks to keep the insects at bay.   (Roger Deakin writing about Ukraine)