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St James Village Orchard

Details of the Tree at Grid Ref M5

Tree Details   
Grid Ref
M5
Tree Type Pear
Variety Doyenne de Comice
Rootstock Wild pear
Date Planted 18 March 2010
Tree Description A large golden fruit with light russetting and sometimes red flushed. Can be unreliable. Vigorous upright growth. A November pear.
Comments Suggested by EK. The queen of pears, acknowledged by all to have no near rivals. Buttery, melting flesh and an exquisite flavour.
Orchard Map
Wassaile the trees, that they may beare You many a plum, and many a peare: For more or less fruits they will bring, As you doe give them wassailing.   (Robert Herrick)