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Pear Tree 'Merton Pride'

Pear Tree 'Merton Pride'

Price:  £20.95 20.9500 In Stock New


code: PER023

Pyrus communis 'Merton Pride'

NEW! One of the best English pears, raised in 1941 and noted for its superb eating quality. The large pale green fruits have a creamy-white fine textured flesh that is soft and very juicy with an excellent flavour.

Bred in the U.K.  RHS Perfect for Pollinators


Pollination: Triploid (will not act as a pollinator). Group D.


Season: Sept.


Available for delivery: late November - early May.


 

More Information

Pear trees, like apple trees, are easy to grow and suffer with very few problems. We offer a range of delicious varieties that are grafted onto Quince ‘A’ semi-dwarfing rootstock to promote fruit production from an early age. This will produce a tree of medium vigour that is easy to pick and control. Bush pear trees will grow 2.4-3.6m (8-12ft) in height and spread. Choose a sunny, sheltered site. To ensure rapid establishment, pear trees are supplied bare-rooted and will be 1.2-1.5m (4-5ft) high on despatch. Trees are available from late November to early May.

 

Don't forget to include tree stakes and ties on your order.  All young fruit trees require staking and for better establishment we strongly advise using Rootgrow when planting (as recommended in RHS planting guidelines).

 

Delivery Information

 

Carriage & packing charges

 

Our standard delivery charge to mainland UK is £7.95. Some items (where stated) are p&p inclusive. If you are only ordering items that are p&p inclusive, the standard delivery charge does not apply.

 

Deliveries to the Scottish Islands and Highlands, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and addresses with the following postcode prefixes may incur surcharges:

 

AB31-38, AB40-56, HS, IV, KA27-28, KW, PA20-88, PH4-50, ZE, GY, JE, IM, BT

 

Please contact us for a quote to these destinations. We regret we are unable to deliver outside the British Isles.

 

 

Despatch Dates

 

We regret we are unable to give precise delivery dates as weather conditions can affect the despatch schedule. The following information should only be used as a guide on the understanding that we may not be able to keep to these dates precisely.

 

For guaranteed delivery before Christmas please order by Monday 12th December and quote 'Christmas Gift' in the comments box when you checkout.

 

 

Fruit trees, soft fruit bushes & hedging (bare root)

 

Bare root fruit trees, soft fruit bushes and hedging will be despatched from late November until early May.  Orders placed before mid November will usually be despatched by mid December. Orders placed after mid November will usually be delivered within 28 days of the order being placed. Orders placed from mid April onwards will be despatched within 14 days.

 

 

Fruit trees & soft fruit bushes (pot grown)

 

Pot grown fruit trees are available May to September and will be despatched within 28 days.

 

Cell grown raspberries are available from late May to mid July and will be despatched within 28 days.

 

Blackberries, blueberries, cranberries, honeyberries, lingonberries, figs, goji berries and pot grown grapes, gooseberries and currants will be despatched within 28 days unless ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date.  Under these circumstances, to avoid additional carriage charges, the entire order will be sent together when everything is available.

 

 

Strawberry plants

 

Fresh dug strawberry plants will be despatched from October to late November. Coldstored strawberry plants will be despatched from mid March to mid July. Orders placed during these periods will usually be delivered within 28 days. Some varieties are only available as coldstored plants (see product description for availability).

 

 

Asparagus crowns

 

Asparagus crowns will be despatched from late March/early April to late May. Orders placed during this period will usually be despatched within 14 days.

 

 

Hardware

 

Hardware will be despatched within 28 days unless ordered with plants that are due to be despatched at a later date.

 

 

Biological Controls (Natural Predators)

 

Natural Predators are despatched at the appropriate time for application (see product description for detailed information). When "in season" they are despatched direct from our supplier in batches on a weekly basis -  we send orders to our supplier every Thursday and they despatch these orders Wednesday the following week by first class post.

 

 

 

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