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Pear 'Rosemarie'

Pyrus communis 'Rosemarie'

Pears are deciduous trees. For best results ask a local nursery for advice on optimal choices in terms of rootstock, varieties and cross pollinators. Rosemarie is a summer, yellow pear with a bright red blush with a very short pollination time, Packham's Triumphcan be used as a pollinator.

Planning

Difficulty
Advanced
Flowering time
Spring
Fruiting time
Summer

Harvesting

Trees will blossom in Spring, and pears will be ready to pick in summer, late January.

Propagation

Cuttings
Graft or bud the cultivar on BP1 or BP3 rootstock.

Special features

Attracts useful insects
Pears depend on bees for cross-pollination.

Geography

Origin
South Africa
Natural climate
Mediterranean

Environment

Light
Full Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Loam
Soil PH preference
Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

Edible
Fruits are harvested in Summer.

Personality

Family
Rosaceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
None

Problems

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.

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