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PlantNet® New Release Pears

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Dwarf Cool Crisp™ Pear

Essential Information

Variety AC Harrow Crisp

  • Size: 2.5m (h) x 2.0m (w)
  • Fruit: Medium to large sized fruit with a slight orange to red blush over a yellow/green dominant skin. Beautiful, sweet flavour crunchy and soft.
  • Harvest: Early March
  • Possible pollinators: SunGold™, Red Princess™, Sweet Reward™, Dwarf Williams, Dwarf Packhams Triumph, or Dwarf Buerre Bosc.
  • Chill: Medium-high.

A brand-new pear in 2023 from a Canadian Pear breeding program. Excellent dwarf tree with fruit you won’t find at a supermarket! This variety can take several years to fruit, but is reliable once it starts. Perfect for home gardeners who want to try something brand new with the option of pairing it with a traditional variety.

Dwarf Red Princess pear

Dwarf Red Princess™ Pear

Essential Information

Variety Red Princess (PBR Protected)

  • Size: 2.5m (h) x 2.0m (w)
  • Fruit: Medium to large sized fruit with a red over orange skin. Beautiful, sweet pear flavour with non-browning fruits. Red skin develops more with sun exposure.
  • Harvest: Early March
  • Possible pollinators: SunGold™, Cool Crisp™, Sweet Reward™, Dwarf Williams, Dwarf Packhams Triumph, or Dwarf Buerre Bosc.
  • Chill: Medium-high.

A brand-new pear in 2023 from the Goulburn Valley, Victoria! Excellent dwarf tree with fruit you won’t find at a supermarket! This variety can take several years to fruit, but is reliable once it starts. Perfect for home gardeners who want to try something brand new with the option of pairing it with a traditional variety.

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Dwarf SunGold™ Pear

Essential Information

Variety AC Harrow Gold

Size: 2.5m (h) x 2.0m (w)

  • Fruit: Medium to large sized fruit with a golden/bright yellow skin with blushes of rich orange with sun exposure.
  • Harvest: Mid-late February
  • Possible pollinators: Cool Crisp™, Red Princess™, Sweet Reward™, Dwarf Williams, Dwarf Packhams Triumph, or Dwarf Buerre Bosc.
  • Chill: Medium-high.

A brand-new pear in 2023 from a Canadian Pear breeding program. Excellent dwarf tree with fruit you won’t find at a supermarket! This variety can take several years to fruit, but is reliable once it starts. Perfect for home gardeners who want to try something brand new with the option of pairing it with a traditional variety.

Sweet Reward Dwarf Pear Tree - Summer Crunch Pear Range PlantNet Australia

Dwarf Sweet Reward™ Pear

Essential Information

Variety AC Harrow Sweet

  • Size: 2.5m (h) x 2.0m (w)
  • Fruit: Medium to large sized fruit with a slight red to orange blush over a light green skin.
  • Harvest: Mid March
  • Possible pollinators: Cool Crisp™, Red Princess™, SunGold™, Dwarf Williams, Dwarf Packhams Triumph, or Dwarf Buerre Bosc.
  • Chill: Medium-high.

A brand-new pear in 2023 from a Canadian Pear breeding program. Excellent dwarf tree with fruit you won’t find at a supermarket! This variety can take several years to fruit, but is reliable once it starts. Perfect for home gardeners who want to try something brand new with the option of pairing it with a traditional variety.

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Dwarf 20th Century Nashi Pear from PlantNet Australia

Dwarf 20th Century Nashi Pear

Essential Information

  • Size: 2.5m (h) x 2.0m (w)
  • Fruit: Medium round fruit with a bronze to green skin.
  • Harvest: February
  • Possible pollinators: Dwarf Williams Pear, Dwarf Red Sensation Pear
  • Chill: Medium.

A much sought after nashi pear across Australia, also called Nijisseiki. Nice, sweet flavour, crunchy and juicy! Pair it with a European pear in the same planting hole for the best of both worlds.

Dwarf Bonza Pear fruit tree from PlantNet Australia

Dwarf Bonza Pear

Essential Information

  • Size: 2.5m (h) x 2.0m (w)
  • Fruit: Large round fruit with a yellow over green skin.
  • Harvest: February to March
  • Possible pollinators: Partially self-pollinating, crops much better with 20th Century Nashi, Dwarf Sunshine Pear, Dwarf Ya Li Pear
  • Chill: Low-medium.

A nice nashi style pear suitable to low chill/subtropical climates. Only available from PlantNet®’s WA supplier, Olea Nurseries.

Dwarf Buerre Bosc Pear

Dwarf Buerre Bosc Pear

Essential Information

  • Size: 2.5m (h) x 2.0m (w)
  • Fruit: Beautiful medium sized fruit with brown, russeted skin.
  • Harvest: February
  • Possible pollinators: Cool Crisp™, Red Princess™, Sweet Reward™, Dwarf Williams, Dwarf Packhams Triumph.
  • Chill: Medium.

A popular pear for home gardeners – great eating pear and fantastic when used in cooking!

Dwarf Corella Pear fruit tree

Dwarf Corella Pear

Essential Information

  • Size: 2.5m (h) x 2.0m (w)
  • Fruit: Beautiful medium sized fruit with light red blush over green skin.
  • Harvest: Mid-March
  • Possible pollinators: Ya Li Pear.
  • Chill: Medium.

A great little Aussie pear available from PlantNet®’s WA supplier, Olea Nurseries.

Dwarf Josephine Pear

Dwarf Josephine Pear

Essential Information

  • Size: 2.5m (h) x 2.0m (w)
  • Fruit: Medium sized fruit with light green skin that yellows as it ripens.
  • Harvest: March to April
  • Possible pollinators: Ya Li Pear.
  • Chill: Medium.

A nice classic style of pear for home gardeners!

Dwarf Mirandino Rosso Pear fruit tree root stock from PlantNet Australia

Dwarf Mirandino Rosso Pear

Essential Information

  • Size: 2.5m (h) x 2.0m (w)
  • Fruit: Beautiful medium sized fruit with light red over green skin.
  • Harvest: Late January.
  • Possible pollinators: Dwarf Packham’s Triumph Pear and Dwarf Pretty Face Pear.
  • Chill: Medium.

A great pear available from PlantNet®’s WA supplier, Olea Nurseries, and VIC supplier JFT Nurseries. This is a good offering for customers looking for something a bit different for their small backyard.

Dwarf Packam’s Triumph Pear - fruit tree from PlantNet Australia

Dwarf Packham’s Triumph Pear

Essential Information

  • Size: 2.5m (h) x 2.0m (w)
  • Fruit: Medium to large sized fruit with light green skin that yellows slightly as it ripens.
  • Harvest: Late February
  • Possible pollinators: Josephine, Cool Crisp™, Red Princess™, Sweet Reward™, SunGold™, Dwarf Williams, Buerre Bosc.
  • Chill: Medium.

Typical supermarket pear, popular with home gardeners and a good pollination partner for other traditional or new release PlantNet® varieties.

Dwarf Pretty Face Pear fruit tree from PlantNet Australia

Dwarf Pretty Face Pear

Essential Information

  • Size: 2.5m (h) x 2.0m (w)
  • Fruit: Small cocktail pears (25-30mm in size) with red over green skin.
  • Harvest: Mid-February.
  • Possible pollinators: Dwarf Mirandino Rosso Pear, and Dwarf Packham’s Triumph Pear.
  • Chill: Medium.

A great little pear available from PlantNet®’s WA supplier, Olea Nurseries. This is a neat pear for home gardeners wanting something different – perfect to eat in one bite or on a cheese platter and in your dessert for garnish!

Dwarf Red Sensation Pear

Dwarf Red Sensation Pear

Essential Information

  • Size: 2.5m (h) x 2.0m (w)
  • Fruit: Large sized fruit with red over yellow skin.
  • Harvest: March
  • Possible pollinators: Buerre Bosc.
  • Chill: Medium.

Typical red supermarket pear, popular with home gardeners.

Dwarf Sunshine Pear

Dwarf Sunshine Pear

Essential Information

  • Size: 2.5m (h) x 2.0m (w)
  • Fruit: Large round fruit with golden brown skin.
  • Harvest: February to March
  • Possible pollinators: Self-pollinating but great with Bonza pear!
  • Chill: Low.

Beautiful, sweet nashi like pear that’s suitable for lower chilling climates. Only available from PlantNet®’s WA supplier, Olea Nurseries

Dwarf Williams Pear - fruit tree root stock from PlantNet Australia

Dwarf Williams Bon Cretien/Bartlett Pear

Essential Information

  • Size: 2.5m (h) x 2.0m (w)
  • Fruit: Medium sized fruit with green/yellow skin.
  • Harvest: Mid-February
  • Possible pollinators: Cool Crisp™, Red Princess™, Sweet Reward™, SunGold™, Buerre Bosc.
  • Chill: Medium.

Typical supermarket pear, popular with home gardeners and a good pollination partner for other traditional or new release PlantNet® varieties.

Dwarf Ya Li Pear

Dwarf Ya LiPear

Essential Information

  • Size: 2.5m (h) x 2.0m (w)
  • Fruit: Large round/oval fruit with cream over green skin.
  • Harvest: Late March
  • Possible pollinators: Dwarf Corella Pear
  • Chill: Medium.

Beautiful, sweet nashi like pear, only available from PlantNet®’s WA supplier, Olea Nurseries

Description

The PlantNet® range of pears includes our new Summer Crunch® pears introduced to home gardeners in Australia in 2023. All other members are traditional pear varieties on PlantNet® exclusive dwarfing rootstock which are all included in our Backyard Beauties® range.

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Suitability Map

Low chill: Sunshine, Bonza.

Medium-high chill: Everything else!

Pear Pollination Chart

Pear Harvest Chart

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